Korean law firm Yoon & Yang launched the Public Interest Legal Center on Wednesday, aiming to expand its corporate social responsibility programs for legally underrepresented people.
Under the Yoon & Yang Pro Bono Foundation, the legal aid center plans to provide legal assistance on various issues to the socially marginalized, including single parent households, victims of sexual and domestic violence, the homeless, the disabled, migrant workers and North Korean defectors.
Participants of the opening ceremony of the Yoon & Yang Public Interest Legal Center pose for a photo at Yoon & Yang LLC on Wednesday in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul. (Yoon & Yang)
The center will also offer free arbitration services for the faster resolution of issues.
The legal services are available in English.
Those who wish to seek legal assistance from the Yoon & Yang Public Interest Legal Center can send applications via the website www.hwawoo.or.kr
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
. The office operates from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is on the 34th floor of the ASEM Tower in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul.
By Ock Hyun-ju(email@example.com