Yoon & Yang
Yoon & Yang LLC is one of the largest full-service law firms in Korea, with over 350 attorneys and other licensed professionals and expert advisers. The firm’s antitrust and competition practice group consists of over 50 attorneys and expert advisers, including former officials of the Korea Fair Trade Commission, former prosecutors and judges, and domestically and internationally recognised antitrust practitioners, and its strength lies in its extensive experience in successfully resolving a broad range of antitrust issues in various industries, representing many leading Korean and multinational corporations and their Korean subsidiaries in high-stakes, high-profile or highly contentious antitrust matters. Set forth below are some of the recent recognitions earned by the firm’s antitrust and competition practice group:
- Global Competition Review Awards 2016 “Merger control matter of the year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa” for successfully representing Microsoft Corporation in front of the Korea Fair Trade Commission in a merger filing to acquire Nokia Corporation’s mobile device and service business and in subsequently completing the first consent decree in a merger review case in Korea.
- Global Competition Review (GCR), the world’s leading antitrust and competition law journal and news service, designated Yoon & Yang’s antitrust and competition practice group as an ‘elite’ competition practice group in Korea and a GCR 100 law firm for 13 consecutive years (2008–2020).
- Global Competition Review (GCR), awarded Yoon & Yang as ‘the Regional Firm of the Year” (2018).
- ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL – In-House Community Firm of the Year, Anti-Trust/ Competition, South Korea (2015).
- The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2013 ranked Yoon & Yang’s antitrust and competition practice group as ‘first tier’ in the field of antitrust in Korea.
- Legal Times’ 2013 League Table of Law Firm Practice Areas ranked Yoon & Yang’s antitrust and competition practice group in the ‘first rank group’ for antitrust in Korea.
- Practical Law Company, the world’s leading law journal, rated Yoon & Yang’s antitrust and competition practice group as ‘highly recommended’ (2010).