Legal Business

HSF becomes third UK firm to open its doors in Seoul

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) opened in Seoul last month, becoming the third UK firm to open in Korea, after Clifford Chance and DLA Piper.

The office will be co-headed by London disputes partner Tony Dymond and Singapore corporate partner Lewis McDonald, both of whom are relocating to the region.

The Seoul office will primarily focus on outbound work. It opens with two partners, three associates and a paralegal.