Civil Litigation & Arbitration


DR & AJU provides a wide range of general dispute resolution services involving virtually all types of civil litigation and arbitration.
We strive to provide high quality dispute management while minimizing costs for our clients, in order to provide the finest and most effective legal services for our clients in litigation matters. Our high quality is also proven by our traditionally high success rate in civil litigation. Furthermore, based on our extensive experience, we also assist our clients on negotiations, mediation and arbitration to most efficiently and effectively protect our clients’ interest.
In the field of international arbitration, we have been privileged to collaborate and establish on-going relationships with a number of leading international law firms and offer an up-to-date and comprehensive understanding of government policy and foreign law supplemented by access to professional channels in foreign and domestic regulatory bodies.
Please see our International Arbitration page for further information.

Track Records

Represented Samsung C&T in a lawsuit on the recourse amount against LIG

Represented GS E&C in a lawsuit against Incheon Metropolitan City Seogu Office for the cancellation of allocation of liability

Represented an international trust in a lawsuit on damages under the trust agreement

Represented LH in a lawsuit on the return of sales proceeds of housing parcels

Represented clients in lawsuits regarding the landslide of Woomyun Mountain

Represented Korea Real Estate Trust in a lawsuit on the disposal of assets in violation of the trust

Advised the victims of the capsizing incident of West Sea Ferry on general legal issues

Advised the victims of the collapse of Sampoong Department Store on general legal issues

Represented more than 1,000 laid-off workers of Hyundai Motor Company, Hyundai Heavy Industries, etc.

Successfully represented the Seoul Metropolitan Government regarding tax issues related to Lone Star's acquisition of Star Tower.

Represented in a lawsuit between Chohung Bank and Hyosung regarding a loan dispute in the amount of KRW 3.9 Billion

Advised Daewoo Motor Company, Korea Development Bank and 6 other financial institutions on debt repayment issues

Represented in a lawsuit between SK Networks and Dongyang Securities regarding the return of profits from stocks

Represented in a lawsuit between Jaeil Savings Bank and Seoul Savings Bank regarding the payment of contract price in the amount of KRW 25 Billion

Represented multiple clients (SMEs) who had suffered damages from KIKO in lawsuits against banks for the return of unjust enrichment

Represented Korean Export Insurance Corporation in a lawsuit against Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., Ltd. for the return of insurance payments

Advised Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., Byuck San Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., and other construction companies regarding the violation of the rights to access sunlight

Represented Samsung Petrochemical in a lawsuit on the injunction of sales of steam

Represented in a lawsuit between Cosmo Chemical and Korea Zinc regarding heat supplies

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