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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

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Chairman: Yasufumi Shiroyama (Chair of the Administrative Committee)
Managing Partners: Yasufumi Shiroyama, Reiji Takahashi, Naoyuki Kabata, Kazuhiro Yoshii, Kenji Hirooka
Number of partners: 147
Number of professionals: 505

Firm Overview:
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is a full-service law firm formed by the winning combination of three leading Japanese law firms: Anderson Mori, one of the largest international firms in Japan, best known for serving overseas companies doing business in Japan since the early 1950s; Tomotsune & Kimura, particularly well-known for its expertise in international finance transactions; and Bingham Sakai Mimura Aizawa, a premier international insolvency/restructuring and crisis-management firm.

This combination provides an extraordinarily powerful value proposition. Housing all of these synergistic practices under one roof, and further increasing its resource scale, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has the capability to: serve a multinational client base on in-bound, out-bound and domestic projects. The firm provides expert, timely and cost-efficient advice across a full range of legal issues in the largest, most complex, cross-sector transactions.

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is proud of a long tradition of serving the international business and legal communities and a reputation as one of the largest full-service law firms in Japan. Combined expertise enables the firm to deliver comprehensive advice on virtually all legal issues that may arise from a corporate transaction, including those related to M&A, finance, capital markets and restructuring/insolvency, and litigation/arbitration. Many lawyers are bilingual, experienced in communicating, drafting and negotiating across borders and around the globe. They welcome the opportunity to work closely with clients and channel resources towards the goal of ‘achieving more together.’

The main office in Tokyo is supported by offices in Osaka, Nagoya, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok, as well as the Jakarta Desk.

Main Areas of Practice:
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is among the largest and most diversified law firms in Japan offering full corporate services. A flexible operational structure enables the firm to provide corporate clients with effective and time-sensitive solutions to legal issues of any kind.

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is pleased to serve Japanese companies as well as foreign companies doing business in Japan. In response to the increasingly complex and varied legal needs of its clients, the firm has grown significantly, augmenting both the breadth and depth of expertise of its practice.

■ Corporate
■ M&A
■ Corporate Crisis Management
■ Capital Markets
■ Finance & Financial Institutions
■ Real Estate
■ Labour & Employment
■ Intellectual Property/Life Sciences/TMT
■ Competition/Antitrust
■ Tax
■ Energy & Natural Resources
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Restructuring/Insolvency & Bankruptcy
■ International Trade
■ International Practice


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