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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 [...]

Government-appointed Lawyers to Help Debtors Avoid Malicious Lenders

Government-appointed Lawyers to Help Debtors Avoid Malicious Lenders

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The government plans to hire lawyers who will prevent further losses to those who have been subjected to excessive bond collection by lenders or illegal private lenders. Financial authorities said Sunday that they plan to start a project to support the appointment of lawyers and legal counsels as early [...]

Korean Lawyers Representing Forced Labor Victims Visit Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal

Korean Lawyers Representing Forced Labor Victims Visit Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Lawyers representing forced labor victims who won a case at Korea’s Supreme Court for their past misery paid a visit to the head office of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (NSSM), the Japanese company that was ordered to pay damages, in Tokyo, Japan only to have the door [...]