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Overview

Korean Bar Association (“KBA”), established in 1952, is comprised of fourteen local bars.
23,557 attorneys and 1,353 law firms are registered member of KBA as of 2017. 11.


KBA's chief objectives are:

  • Advocate fundamental human rights and the rule of law.
  • Monitor government policies
  • Promote legal culture and the Rule of Law
  • Provide training and education program with specialties
  • Support legal aid programs and judicial welfare.
  • Regulate the legal professions through performance evaluation

Since its inception the KBA has contributed to the consolidation of democratic order and social justice in Korea, by reviewing legislation, critiquing governmental policies, conducting public opinion polls and proposing alternatives solutions to issues of public interest.

The KBA is also responsible for:

  • Admission of attorneys to practice law in Korea and their continuing legal education
  • Registration of Foreign Legal Consultant, Foreign Legal Office, and Joint Venture Law Firm in Korea.

As the regulatory authority for the legal professions, KBA sets and enforces professional standards. KBA investigates complaints and imposes disciplinary sanctions to ensure that both the public and the profession are properly served by ethical and responsible lawyers.