Brush up on your legal lingo and your dramas at the same time
2 May 2018 - 2:19 PM  UPDATED 13 Feb 2020 - 12:45 PM

Legal dramas have everything you could need from a tv show: action, melodramatic cliffhangers, people looking good in business attire while yelling in court rooms... we could go on.

Here's just seven of the K-dramas you should check out.

1. While You Were Sleeping

Suzy stars as a journalist who dreams of future deaths in this drama. She meets Lee Jong Suk's Jae-Chan, a rookie prosecutor who has a similar ability to dream the future. Justice with a twist of the unexplained makes this addictive viewing.

2. I Can Hear Your Voice

It's your boy Lee Jong Suk again, and this time he's a telepathic student who seeks out a girl who saved him from near-death after a car accident when he was young. The girl, played by Lee Bo-Young has grown up to become a public defender, and together they seek out justice in what makes for a compelling watch.

3. The Good Wife

Based on the American series, Jeon Do Yeon plays the lead role of a woman returning to her career as an attorney after her husband is arrested for corruption in a political scandal.

4. Suspicious Partner

Both funny and angsty, this drama sees the Ji Chang Wook as an underdog lawyer running his own law firm despite hating lawyers, and being a lawyer himself! It's got a great ensemble cast plus a sweet romance with Nam Ji Hyun, so there's laughs as well as drama.

5. Whisper

For serious drama lovers, this is the one for you. Court corruption, a hate-to-love romance between a police officer and judge - the plot gets pretty complex but for legal drama fans it's great viewing.

6. Lookout

A rogue police officer seeks justice for her daughter's death with the help of underground hackers and a prosecutor with a hidden agenda. Corruption, deceit and action: this one has it all. It also has SHINee's Key!

7. Suits

Another US remake, this drama got rave reviews for the bromance between opposites-attract lawyers played by Park Hyung Sik and Jang Dong Gun. If you don't know the story, it's about an acclaimed attorney who takes a risk by hiring a law school dropout with a photographic memory.

Have you watched any of these dramas?


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