Lee & Ko is one of the oldest and largest full service law firms in Korea with approximately 600 professionals.

The Tax Group service offerings are based on extensive experience accumulated in Korea and abroad. Designing and setting up tax efficient investment structures can be an important component to a successful investment in Korea. Likewise, when opportunities arise for our Korean clients to invest in the global market, we provide well-crafted tax planning and structuring ideas so that overseas investment can be made tax efficiently and with minimal tax risks.

Our tax team assist foreign companies in structuring their Korean operations and investments tax-efficiently. We also assist our clients to assess after-tax cash flows and potential tax costs during the exit stage by using alternative sell-down structures.

We also have a dedicated outbound team to assist our Korean clients and foreign invested Korean companies on investing abroad in Asia, the US, Europe, Russia & CIS, etc.

Also, unique to Lee & Ko, several tax partners and associates have extensive experience working in the US, EU, Russia & CIS.


Representative Clients

  • Arrow Electronics

  • Baring Private Equity Asia

  • GE Healthcare

  • JP Morgan

  • LG Electronics

  • Medtronic

  • Meritz Securities

  • Samsung Electronics

  • SK Group

  • STX


Contact us

Jay Shim
Partner, Co-leader of Tax Practice

T: +82 2 2191 3235