DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Baker McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)

Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 3JapanAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Serves an impressive roster of blue-chip clients on commercial disputes. Assists Japanese clients on domestic and international cases as well as international clients on Japan-based litigation. Experienced in representing entities in areas such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, energy, transport, chemicals and construction. Advises on crisis management arising from business operations and assists clients with investigations, anti-bribery and compliance matters.

Strengths

"Baker McKenzie's lawyers have a true global perspective, while also having necessary local expertise. They provide useful, accurate and practical advice and analysis about legal risks," reports an impressed client.

Another source cites the firm's "strong global network and client-oriented services" as key strengths.

Notable practitioners

Yoshiaki Muto rises in the rankings after receiving praise from clients for his "expert knowledge and experience, excellent command of English" and "good communication skills with his overseas network." He frequently advises international corporations on commercial disputes, internal investigations and crisis management strategies.

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Japan

Crisis Management: Domestic


Yoshiaki Muto
Spotlight Table

Dispute Resolution: Domestic


Yoshiaki Muto
Band 2