We have a list of some of the best Korean lawyer dramas which you should watch if you love legal dramas. Some of these represent serious crimes while some are light-hearted. You definitely cannot miss these Kdramas about lawyers. (the list is random)
1: Bad Prosecutor (2022):
It is one of the Comedy action Korean law dramas. The story revolves around a prosecutor Jin who cannot stand injustice. He is against the bullying culture and injustice since childhood. Jin stands against the injustice in the court and fights against his superiors. He joins hands with a female prosecutor to eradicate the evil people from his organization and society. The storyline is interesting and entertaining and the drama has 12 episodes.
2: Ms Hammurabi (2018):
Park Cha Oh-reum is a rookie judge who does not believe in waiting for justice, she tries to do it on the spot. Lim Ba-reun believes in the justice system and strictly follows the rules. They have to work together and gradually understand each other beliefs regarding Korean laws and the justice system. This Korean law drama has 16 episodes.
3: Remember War of Son (2015-2016):
It is one of the best Korean law dramas. The story of this Korean legal drama, a thriller, revolves around a young man who has an extraordinary ability to remember every tiny detail. He has to find out the real culprit of which his father was falsely acquitted. However, this is a battle against corrupt and heartless people who treat people like insects and mock the justice system. The drama has 20 episodes and is one of the most famous Korean dramas.
4: Touch Your Heart (2019):
Touch Your Heart is one the romantic comedy Korean legal dramas. The drama revolves around an actress caught in a scandal and lost her fame. She gets a chance in a movie but she has to practice for it. She joins the office of a workaholic lawyer as a secretary. They both fell in love with each other. The drama has 16 episodes.
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5: Witch Court (2017):
It is one of the best Korean law dramas (my favourite). The way the story keeps us glued to the screen is amazing. It is indeed an exciting legal Kdrama in which there is also a blend of romance and a little bit of comedy. The drama is about Ma Yi-deum who can do anything to win her case. She even fights for corrupt people. However, she is actually after a person who caused lots of harm to her mother. Soon, her fight starts against that powerful prosecutor and the whole corrupt system. The drama has 16 episodes.
6: Lawless Lawyer (2018):
This is one of the legal Korean dramas set in a fictional city where there is no law and criminals roam freely. Sang-pal joins the law firm to avenge his mother’s death. He was previously a criminal and still has a connection with that world. Ha Jae-yi gets angry whenever sees injustice and stands against corrupt judges. She is suspended to stand against a corrupt judge. They both join hands to stand against the corrupt justice system. The drama has 16 episodes. It is also one of the Korean law dramas on Netflix.
7: Law School (2021):
This is one of the Kdramas about lawyers who get trained before coming out as professional lawyers. The story revolves around a law school. When a murder occurs in the school, a professor with a great reputation is accused of murder. The whole story then proceeds with searching for the actual culprit along with the student’s hard work to get good grades in exams. The drama has 16 episodes.
8: Return (2018):
This is one of the mystery thriller Korean law dramas. The story is about a successful lawyer Choi Ja-hye who takes a murder case. The suspects are four elites and initially, Ja-hye defends them at the request of her school friend. With the passage of time, she finds out that the case is not that simple and she takes the help of an investigator. The drama has 34 episodes.
9: Suspicious Partner (2017):
Suspicious Partner is one of the best Korean lawyer dramas. The drama is a blend of romance, friendship, a healthy workplace atmosphere and a thriller. The drama is about a prosecutor who works beside a prosecutor trainee. Things get twisted when the prosecutor trainee who he has also fallen in love gets blamed for a murder that she did not commit. They both work together to catch the killer. The drama has 40 episodes.
10: Juvenile Justice (2022):
It is one of the short Korean law dramas which has 10 episodes. The drama is about a prosecutor who believes that a criminal should be punished without discrimination of his age. Shim Euk-seok is a prosecutor who has zero tolerance for criminals even if they are young. She believes that if they can commit a crime at such a young age, what they would do after some years! She is appointed as a judge in a court where young criminals are brought up and she tries to give them punishment as much as she can according to the law.
11: Innocent Defendant (2017):
Innocent Defendant is one of the Korean legal dramas about a lawyer played by Ji Sung who is suffering from temporary amnesia. He wakes up in jail and has no idea what he has done and what happened to him. Gradually, he tries to find out the reason and get out of jail. The drama has 18 episodes.
12: Hyena (2020):
This Korean law drama is about two ex-lovers who cross each other paths again when they try to get the best cases in town. Jung Geum-ja does everything to get the cases and she chases money and fame. She tries to be close to rich people. On the other side, Yoon Hee-Je also takes the cases of rich people but Jung Geum-ja always outshines him. There is a competition between them as to who gets the best. The drama has 16 episodes.
13: I Can Hear Your Voice (2013):
The drama is about a young girl Jang Hye who gives testimony after witnessing a murder. The murder of Soo-Ha Park is executed by a psychopath in an accident however Jang Hye is a witness that it is actually a murder. After many years, Jang Hye entered the profession of lawyer and Soo-Ha Park again enters her life. The psychopath has returned from jail and is after Jang Hye life. He kills her mother and Jang Hye fight for justice. It is one of the famous Korean law dramas and has 18 episodes.
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14: My Lawyer, Mr Joe (2016):
It is one of the comedy Kdramas about lawyers. The story is focused on the life of a successful lawyer who has a great future ahead of him. However, after witnessing corruption in the office and field, and when he tries to report it, everyone turns against him. He is thrown out of the office and builds his own independent office in a small town. The drama has 20 episodes.
15: Suits (2018):
It is one of the legal Korean dramas which is based on an American series of the same name. The story revolves around a senior prosecutor who recruits a young man who does not have a degree in law but has a sharp mind. The drama could not get much fame in Korea and it has 16 episodes.
16: While You Were Sleeping (2017):
It is one of the fantasy Korean law dramas. The drama revolves around the lives of a lawyer, a police officer and a reporter. They have the ability to foresee the future and after realizing it they work together to solve the cases. They also come to realize that this ability can cost them their lives and now they have a big responsibility. The drama has 16 episodes.
17: Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022):
It is one of the famous Korean lawyer dramas. The drama is about a female lawyer who is autistic. The lawyer is intelligent and gets a place in the prosecutor’s office. It takes her a while to make her place in the office as there are many people who try to belittle her. It has 16 episodes.
18: The Devil Judge (2021):
The story is about a cold prosecutor who has his own ways to punish criminals. After catching the criminals, he presents the case in front of the public so they would know about it. He has many enemies in the world field. A young prosecutor who believes in justice and against this senior prosecutor soon realizes his efforts. Devil judge has 16 episodes.
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19: One the Women (2021):
It is one of the comedy family dramas which revolves around the life of a female lawyer. The lawyer gets in a weird situation after she temporarily loses her memory and ends up in a rich house as their daughter-in-law. However, her life is not a bed of roses as her in-laws treat her like a maid. The lawyer is quite a bold, outspoken and brave woman in real life and even though she has lost her memory, she teaches a good lesson to the rich family.
Moreover, after regaining her memory, she works on the cases and tries to find out the actual heiress of the family. It is a great blend of comedy, romance and a little bit of mystery.
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You can watch all these Kdramas on Netflix or for free on Kissasian.
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