Suspicious Partner (Korean: 수상한 파트너; RR: Susanghan Pateuneo) is a 2017 South Korean television series starring Ji Chang-wook and Nam Ji-hyun, with Choi Tae-joon and Kwon Nara.


The series is about Noh Ji-wook (Ji Chang-wook), a prosecutor, and Eun Bong-hee (Nam Ji-hyun), a prosecutor trainee, and how they work together on a mysterious case involving a sly psychopath murderer. They find out how deeply connected they are by their past.


A forgetful killer can be a dangerous thing. Noh Ji Wook is a prosecutor who changes jobs to become a private attorney due to circumstances. Eun Bong Hee is a prosecutor trainee under Ji Wook while he was a prosecutor. Attorney Ji Eun Hyuk (Choi Tae Joon) is a longtime family friend of Ji Wook’s who betrayed Wook by cheating with Wook’s ex girlfriend.

When a murderer strikes, Bong Hee suddenly finds herself as a suspect.

Main Cast

  • Ji Chang-wook as Noh Ji-wook]
    • Oh Han-kyul as young Ji-wook

A prosecutor in the Sunho District Prosecutors’ Office who ends up switching professions to a private attorney in the aftermath of defending Eun Bong-hee, a defendant in which he supposed to be her opponent. He harbors a trauma stemming from an event in his childhood involving his parents and first love. Bong-hee falls for him though he does not initially return the feelings. He comes to realize his feelings for her eventually and tries to win her over again. However, he started to be swayed again by the fact that Bong-hee’s father could have been the arsonist who set the fire in which his parents died.

  • Nam Ji-hyun as Eun Bong-hee
    • Choi Myung-bin as young Bong-hee

A prosecutor trainee at Ji-wook’s office, later lawyer who was a Taekwondo athlete in her youth. One day, she suddenly becomes a murder suspect as her ex-boyfriend’s dead body was found in her house in which she had no alibi, causing Jang Moo-young to keep coming after her and blames her for his son’s death. She eventually falls for Ji-wook after he defended her. He eventually pursues her as he realizes his feelings for her but she is skeptical to accept his feelings as she was initially rejected by him.Choi Tae-joon as Ji Eun-hyuk

  • Kwon Bin as young Eun-hyuk

A lawyer with complicated family relationships who had particularly harsh adolescence. Once best friends with Ji-wook, he is now despised by him but tries his best to get back to being best friends with Ji-wook

Noh Ji-wook’s ex-girlfriend who made an unforgettable mistake, a prosecutor who tries to win him back no matter what it takes.

Supporting Cast

People around Noh Ji-wook

Ji-Wook’s adoptive father. The representative of a big law firm who later joins Ji-Wook’s newly opened firm.

  • Nam Ki-ae as Hong Bok-ja

Ji-wook’s adoptive mom. She is a good friend of Ji wook’s real mom and owns a pizza shop. She is also the archenemy of Bong-hee’s mother.

  • Jo Seung-yeon as Noh Young-suk

Ji-wook’s late father who was also a prosecutor.

Ji-wook’s prosecutor-turned-lawyer’s right-hand man.

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Name: Suspicious Partner

Episodes: 40

Genre: Legal, Crime, Romantic- comedy

Running Time: 30 minutes

Language: Korean



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