solving your case. case by case
 

Nimble. Personal. Professional.

We are an independent corporate law firm based in Tokyo and advise Japanese and international clients on various legal matters. Our experienced lawyers with a wide range of expertise will work closely with you to provide the best solutions.

 
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Our commitment

Independence and Freedom

We are a new and independent law firm, free from the conflict of interest dilemma plaguing many larger firms. Our independence, and resulting freedom, enables us to move quickly and provide legal service without the constraints suffered by larger Japanese firms. We believe that our clients will greatly benefit from our versatility and flexibility.

Personal Service for Corporate Client

We will place the highest priority on servicing our clients in a personal and hands-on manner.  We commit ourselves to maintaining clear and prompt lines of communication with our clients. We will continuously strive to deliver the best personalized solution for our client based on a deep understanding of the client’s business, goals and needs.

Quality of Service

We will provide our clients with the best legal service available, utilizing the specialized skills and experience we have gained over our many years of involvement with some of the most sophisticated and complex legal matters and transactions, both in Japan and abroad. Our collective skills and backgrounds enable us to efficiently and effectively advise, execute and manage a wide range of complex matters, including cross-border transactions.


Lawyers

Kentaro Shibata

ADMISSIONS

2001, Japan | 2007, New York

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture finance, corporate governance, takeover defense, compliance, labor matters, general corporate/commercial matters.

Kentaro Shibata

Kentaro Suzuki

ADMISSION

2001, Japan

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Banking and finance, M&A/corporate, real estate, corporate governance, public and government relations, general corporate/commercial matters.

Kentaro Suzuki

Hirohito Nakada

ADMISSION

2001, Japan

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Intellectual property, IP transactions, IP disputes, patent litigation, IT matters, entertainment matters.

Hirohito Nakada

Yukako Oshimi

ADMISSION

2002, Japan

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Real estate, banking & finance, corporate/M&A, corporate governance, corporate risk management/compliance.

Yukako Oshimi

Shintaro Watanabe

ADMISSIONS

1997, New York | 2003, Japan

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance, takeover defense and other corporate-related matters; compliance programs; labor matters; export control-related matters; international trade law, privacy and trade secret matters; general corporate/commercial matters; government affairs matters.

Shintaro Watanabe

location

ADDRESS
Kasumigaseki Bldg. 17F,
3-2-5 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6017, Japan

TELEPHONE
+81-3-3539-2720

FAX 
+81-3-3539-2721

ACCESS
Ginza Line|Toranomon - Exit 11 ▷ 2min
Nanboku Line|Tameike-Sanno - Exit 8 ▷ 2min
Hibiya, Marunouchi, Chiyoda Line|
Kasumigaseki - Exit A13 ▷ 7min
Yurakucho Line|Sakuradamon - Exit 2 ▷ 9min
Toei Mita Line|Uchisaiwaichō - Exit A3 ▷ 10min