Partner. Main area: corporate, M&A.
Qualified in Japan, 1998; New York, 2003. Worked with Sullivan & Cromwell in 2002-03. Visiting Associate Professor at The University of Tokyo School of Law 2013-2016.
Tokyo Bar Association, International Bar Association.
"Taking control of a Japanese publicly listed company" (China Outbound Investment Guide, 2011). "New TOB regulation and its impact on the practice" (MARR, 2007). "Japan's M&A Overhaul Nears Completion" (IFLR, 2004).
The University of Tokyo (LLB, 1996). Columbia Law School (LLM, 2002). Fluent in Japanese, English and French.