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- Drama: Lawless Lawyer
- Revised romanization: Moobeob Byeonhosa
- Hangul: 무법 변호사
- Director: Kim Jin-Min
- Writer: Yoon Hyun-Ho
- Network: tvN
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: May 12 - July 1, 2018
- Runtime: Sat. & Sun. 21:00
- Genre: Law
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Bong Sang-Pil works as an attorney and has one of the highest win rates in the country. Bong Sang-Pil will take advantage of any loopholes in the law. He stands before the court for his mother’s revenge, opposing absolute power.
When Bong Sang-Pil (Lee Joon-Gi) was little, he lived with his mother in Gisung. His mother worked as a lawyer and she took on a case that Judge Cha Moon-Sook (Lee Hye-Young) got involved with. Judge Cha Moon-Sook was the most respected person in the city. One night, Bong Sang-Pil witnessed his mother get killed by Judge Cha Moon-Sook's subordinate (Choi Min-Soo). Bong Sang-Pil got out of Gisung and went to live with his gang boss uncle Choi Dae-Woong (Ahn Nae-Sang). Bong Sang-Pl decided to become a lawyer to take revenge on those responsible for his mother's death.
18 years later, Bong Sang-Pil works as a lawyer. He sees news on the TV that a detective was arrested for killing the mayor of Gisung. The detective holds a key to the murder of Bong Sang-Pil's mother. Bong Sang-Pil returns to Gisung for the first time in 18 years. He opens up a law office there.
Meanwhile, Ha Jae-Yi (Seo Yea-Ji) is a lawyer with integrity. She beats up a judge in court and gets her law license suspended. Ha Jae-Yi returns to her hometown of Gisung. There, Bong Sang-Pil approaches Ha Jae-Yi and gets her to work at his law office. Bong Sang-Pil holds a secret related to the death of Ha Jae-Yi’s mother.
- "Lawless Lawyer" takes over tvN's Sat. & Sun. 21:00 time slot previously occupied by "Live" and followed by "Mr. Sunshine" on July 7, 2018.
- Lee Joon-Gi and director Kim Jin-Min previously worked together in 2007 MBC drama series "Time Between Dog and Wolf."
- First script reading took place February 28, 2018 at Studio Dragon in Sangamdong, Seoul, South Korea.
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