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Bar Association to Create Online Legal Counseling Service as Alternative to LawTalk

Bar Association to Create Online Legal Counseling Service as Alternative to LawTalk

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean Bar Association (KBA) is planning to launch an online legal counseling platform as an alternative to private mobile applications that offer paid legal services, sources said Friday. They said the association has recently formed a task force, jointly with the Seoul Bar Association, to open such a [...]

Attorneys Clash with Legal Platforms over Income Issues

Attorneys Clash with Legal Platforms over Income Issues

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Judicial groups and legal platforms are edging towards an all-out dispute. The Korean Bar Association (KBA) held a board meeting early this month, deciding to ban lawyers from joining promotion platforms starting in August. Those who violate the decision will be penalized. LawTalk, South Korea’s leading promotion platform for [...]