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Practice Areas

Restructuring/Insolvency, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Risk and Crisis Management/Compliance, Corporate Governance, General Corporate, Civil and Commercial Disputes, Disputes in Foreign Jurisdictions, Employment Disputes, Tax Disputes, Environmental Disputes, Consumer Law (Consumer Litigation), Real Estate Transactions, Asia.


2009-2015 Partner in Ohebashi LPC & Partners

2012-2018 Adjunct Lecturer (insolvency practice) in The University of Tokyo

2017-present Partner in Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2019-present Adjunct Lecturer (new business and law) in Keio University

Professional Memberships

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association Insolvency law study group,

Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals,

Business Rehabilitation Research Organization,

All Japan Bankruptcy Lawyers’ Network,

The East Asian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring, and

International Bar Association (IBA)


Coronavirus (COVID-19)-Tweaks to ground operations for bankruptcy proceedings in Japan in light of COVID-19 (Co-author), LexisNexis

Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency in Asia 2020 - JAPAN ( Co-author), Asian Business Law Institute

Chambers Global Practice Guides Insolvency 2016 Japan - Law & Practice (co-author), September, 2016

New sponsor election process for restructurings (co-author), July 2016


Languages: Japanese, English and Chinese


1999 Kyoto University (LL.B.)

2005 Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M.)

2005-2006 Litigation team in Dewey Ballantine LLP (New York)

2006-2007 Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) for language training