Antitrust Antitrust

Korean Bar Association fined for blocking lawyers from offering services through tech platform

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 23 Feb 2023 08:42
  • 23 Feb 2023 08:42
South Korea’s two largest associations of lawyers have been hit with fines and corrective orders by the country’s competition regulator for restricting their member lawyers from offering services through a legal tech platform and penalizing those who had done so.
The Korea Fair Trade Commission, or KFTC, fined the Korean

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul

Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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