Law is above all, and justice must prevail. It is the motto with which people live and progress in today's society. Many legal dramas are made. Some inspires the people, while most are a source of entertainment for the audience. Here are the top ten legal K-dramas.
10. Law School
Law School is a 2021 K-drama; starring Kim Myung-min, Kim Bum, Ryu Hye-young, and Lee Jung-eun. The series is set on Hankuk University Law School. The drama follows the story of students and teachers, who come across an unusual case. Justice through law is put to the test by a demanding law professor and his ambitious students.
Hyena is a 2020 K-drama; starring Kim Hye-soo and Ju Ji-hoon. The drama follows the character Jung Geum-ja, a lawyer who crosses the boundaries of law and lawlessness, justice and injustice, ethics and corruption. Armed with the most vital survival instincts, she is a true "hyena”, who chases after money and success no matter what it takes. Yoon Hee Jae, a successful elite lawyer; who gets outsmarted by Geum-ja, on many occasions.
8. Witch At Court
Witch's Court is a 2017 K-drama; starring Jung Ryeo-won and Yoon Hyun-min. The story follows the character Ma Yi Deum, a materialistic female prosecutor who does not hesitate to use personal attacks, fabricate evidence, and incite perjury to win her case. She is assigned with a newbie prosecutor, Yeo Jin Wook, to a special task force for sex crimes. Together, they solve crimes.
Vincenzo is a 2021 K-drama; starring Song Joong-ki, Jeon Yeo-been, Ok Taec-yeon, Kim Yeo-jin, and Kwak Dong-yeon. The series follows the character Park Joo Hyeong/ Vincenzo Cassano, an ex-member of the Italian mafia and a lawyer. He flees to South Korea to save his life, and to get the gold, which he hid in the basement of Geumga Plaza. However, a subsidiary of Babel Group has illegally taken ownership of the building. Vincenzo gets involved with a lawyer Hong Cha Young, whose father was killed by Babel Group. Together, they and the tenants of Geumga Plaza fight Babel Group.
6. Touch Your Heart
Touch Your Heart is a 2019 K-drama; starring Yoo In-na and Lee Dong-wook. The story starts with, top actress Oh Jin-shim’s scandal, which leaves her jobless for two years. Later, she gets a chance to earn a significant part; her character is of a lawyer’s secretary. To gain experience for the role, Yoon Seo works as lawyer Kwon Jung Rok’s secretary for a few months. Eventually, they fall in love and solve the mystery behind Yoon Seo's scandal.
5. I Can Hear Your Voice
I Hear Your Voice is a 2013 K-drama; starring Lee Bo-young, Lee Jong-suk, Yoon Sang-hyun, and Lee Da-hee. The drama follows Jang Hye-sung and Park Soo-ha. Soo-ha can read other people's thoughts by looking into their eyes. Together, they solve the cases and bring justice to people.
4. Lawless Lawyer
Lawless Lawyer is a 2018 K-drama; starring Lee Joon-gi, Seo Yea-ji, Lee Hye-young, and Choi Min-soo. The series is about a former gangster turned lawyer, Bong Sang-pil, who wants to avenge his mother and fight against those with absolute power. And Ha Jae-yi, a lawyer of high integrity, works with Sang-pil, after she gets suspended for assaulting a judge. Together they form the Lawless Law Firm and use the law to fight for justice.
3. The Devil Judge
The Devil Judge is a 2021 K-drama; starring Ji Sung, Kim Min-jung, Park Jin-young, and Park Gyu-young. The story is set in a dystopian version of present-day Korea, where the daily lives of people are in chaos, and they distrust their leaders. And under these conditions, Head Trial Judge Kang brought a live-courtroom television show. In his courtroom, he mercilessly punishes the guilty, earning the nickname "Devil Judge".
2. While You Were Sleeping
While You Were Sleeping is a 2017 K-drama; starring Lee Jong-suk, Bae Suzy, Jung Hae-in, and Lee Sang-yeob. The drama is about a young woman, Nam Hong Joo who can see the future through her dreams. Later she meets a rookie prosecutor, Jung Jae Chan, and a young police officer, Han Woo Tak. And their lives become intertwined, as they both also start to have dreams which come true. They together solve the mystery of the past and fight for their happiness.
1. Suspicious Partner
Suspicious Partner is a 2017 K-drama; starring Ji Chang-wook, Nam Ji-hyun, Choi Tae-joon, and Kwon Nara. The series starts with Eun Bong-hee joining prosecutor Noh Ji-wook as a prosecutor trainee. But, things go downhill when Eun Bong-hee is accused of her ex-boyfriend's murder. And Ji-wook gets demoted because he risks his career and reputation to save Bong Hee. They work together to catch the real culprit, and amidst all the chaos, Bong-hee and Ji-wook find themselves falling in love.