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Firm profile for Asia-Pacific 2022

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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 FinTech 2022

About

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Managing Partner: Ryutaro Nakayama

Number of partners: 207

Number of lawyers: 714

Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese), Spanish, French, Indonesian, German, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Filipino, Malay, Taiwanese, Burmese, Catalan, Cebuano, Gaelic, Swedish

Japan’s Largest International Law Firm:

Nishimura & Asahi is Japan’s largest law firm, covering all aspects of domestic and international business and corporate activity. The firm has over 700 Japanese and foreign lawyers — employing more than 850 support staff, including tax accountants, patent attorneys, senior Japanese and foreign business support professionals, and paralegals.

The Highest Global Standards:

Many attorneys and staff at the firm speak other languages and have advanced international law degrees and bar admissions — with experience working at global law firms. Nishimura & Asahi has also established strong professional relationships with the most eminent law firms worldwide, enabling the firm to focus on international corporate and financial transactions, advising both Japanese and foreign clients to the highest international standards.

Cutting-Edge Business Issues:

Nishimura & Asahi works with the most prominent Japanese and global corporations, to find novel solutions for their industries’ most innovative changes and disruptive challenges.

Commitment To Excellence:

Through the enhancement of professional and organisational synergies — a result of the firm’s expansion — an unprecedented level of client service is made possible in highly specialised and complex areas of commercial law. Nishimura & Asahi understands its clients’ growing needs and its fully integrated team of lawyers and professional staff are proud to share the same fundamental philosophy: An uncompromising commitment to excellence.

International Presence:

With the continued expansion of its international presence and clientele, the firm has four domestic and 14 overseas offices. Through the firm’s domestic and global networks, Nishimura & Asahi is ideally placed to provide clients with a borderless one-stop service, from Japan to the world.

Main Areas of Practice:

■ M&A

■ Corporate

■ Finance

■ Real Estate

■ Restructuring & Insolvency

■ Dispute Resolution

■ Intellectual Property

■ Corporate Crisis Management

■ Competition Law/Antitrust Law

■ Tax

■ Employment/Labour

■ Consumer Law

■ International Trade

■ Wealth Management

■ Public Interest Activities

■ Natural Resources & Energy

■ Agri-Food

■ IT/Media/Entertainment

■ Life Sciences/Healthcare

■ Technology

■ Digital Transformation (DX)/Digital Innovation

Asia-Pacific

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 FinTech 2022

Contributions

Total 5 contributions

Trends and Developments

Insolvency 2021 in Japan

Authors: Hajime Ueno, Masaru Shibahara, Mitsuki Kono

Law and Practice

Insolvency 2021 in Japan

Authors: Hajime Ueno, Junpei Iwata, Marie Tanaka

Law and Practice

International Trade 2022 in Japan

Authors: Kozo Kawai, Kojiro Fujii, Masahiro Heike, Noriko Yodogawa

Ranked Departments

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Asia-Pacific Region

Arbitration (International)
Band 5
Japan

Banking & Finance: Domestic
Band 1
Capital Markets: Domestic
Band 1
Capital Markets: Domestic: Securitisation & Derivatives
Band 2
Competition/Antitrust
Band 1
Construction
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Ranked Lawyers

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Asia-Pacific Region

Aviation: Finance


Katsu Sengoku
Band 2

Gaming & Gambling


Tomohiro Takagi
Band 3
Japan

Banking & Finance: Domestic


Takashi Saito
Band 3

Banking & Finance: Domestic Asset Finance


Katsu Sengoku
Band 1
Kosuke Shibukawa
Band 2

Banking & Finance: International Asset Finance


Adrian Joyce
Band 2

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Senior Statespeople
Masaru OnoCapital Markets: Domestic: Securitisation & Derivatives
Eminent Practitioners
Nagahide SatoProjects & Energy: Domestic
Band 1
Katsu SengokuBanking & Finance: Domestic Asset Finance
Kohei KoikawaCapital Markets: Domestic
Kozo KawaiCompetition/Antitrust
Yoshinobu FujimotoCorporate/M&A: Domestic
Hiroyuki TezukaDispute Resolution: Domestic
Kojiro FujiiInternational Trade
Kozo KawaiInternational Trade
Kei ItoInvestment Funds: Bengoshi
Hiroshi NiinomiReal Estate: Bengoshi
Norio MaedaReal Estate: Bengoshi
Kenichi MinamiRestructuring/Insolvency
Band 2
Katsu SengokuAviation: Finance
Kosuke ShibukawaBanking & Finance: Domestic Asset Finance
Adrian JoyceBanking & Finance: International Asset Finance
Naoya AriyoshiCapital Markets: Domestic: Securitisation & Derivatives

Ranked Offices

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Japan

Osaka
Myanmar

Yangon
Vietnam

Hanoi

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Head Office

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Head Office

Otemon Tower

1-1-2 Otemachi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo

Japan

100-8124

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