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Lee Seung-Gi is back with another sunshine drama, and we already have high expectations from it. The chemistry between Seung-Gi and Lee Se-Young is already paving the way for The Law Cafe’s success. The law Cafe Episode 1 was released today, and we can’t wait to see how things progress from here.
We have some time before The Law Cafe Episode 2 comes out, and before that, here is the recap of episode 1, in case you’ve missed anything.
The Law Cafe Episode 1 Recap:
The Law Cafe Episode 1 kicks off with our start lawyer, Kim yu Ri (Lee Se-Young), taking on the Kangwoo motors to provide justice to one of their workers’ untimely death.
Right off the bat, she gives an impression that will stick in your mind. She appears as a jubilant and quirky young woman who isn’t afraid to speak her mind.
Despite her outward actions, she is a highly skilled lawyer and proves that in the courtroom.
We get a quick intro on her, “Kim Yu-Ri represent underprivileged people, gives legal advice pro bono and also handles public interest litigation.
Despite her noble work, working for underprivileged people brings hardly any profits to the law firm. After her last case, she decided to quit the firm and start a law cafe, where she would give legal advice and sell coffee.
She agrees to take the first floor of the building owned by Kim Jung-Ho (Lee Seung-Gi) for her cafe.
The scene shifts to the marriage ceremony of Yu-Ri’s childhood friends, Se Yeon and Do Jin-Gi, Jung-Ho also appears in the ceremony; however, he avoids Yu-Ri.
The place Yu-Ri rents for her cafe seems spooky, but it finally allows her to catch Jung-Ho.
The Law Cafe Episode 1: Jung-Ho and Yu-Ri’s backstory
She asks him the reason behind him avoiding her. He didn’t tell her directly, but we feel it because he still has feelings for her.
After learning about Yu-Ri being his tenant, he decided to cancel the agreement, but Yu-Ri is hell-bent on taking the first floor for her cafe.
Both Jun-Ho and Yu-Ri appear to be on the same path, leaving a well-settled jobs to pursue their passion.
Jung-Ho warns Yu-Ri about her rash decision and advises her to give her idea one more thought before she storms away.
We then get a brief background story on the duo during college, when they used to date each other.