With the assistance of our network of international legal professionals, our firm assists both overseas-based companies and entrepreneurial individuals regarding their Japan-related business issues, and Japanese clients that are doing business internationally.

The range of practice areas upon which we advise covers most of the issues that you may encounter when doing business in Japan.  We can support all of the legal aspects of your business operations in Japan, for example by explaining the intricacies of the Japanese legal system and business culture, by preparing minutes of meetings, and by preparing agreements and other legal documentation, etc, and we can do so in English.

Areas of law on which we frequently advise include:

  • Corporate Laws and Local Regulations
  • M&A
  • Sales and Distribution
  • Franchising
  • Licensing
  • Joint Ventures
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor Law and Employment
  • Real Estate Sales and Lease
  • Debt Collection
  • Bankruptcy
  • Immigration
  • Family Law
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Over the years we have developed a professional network of reliable specialists, such as tax accountants, judicial scriveners, patent agents, and real-estate appraisers, so that we can provide comprehensive solutions to your legal and business issues in Japan.  In addition, our professional network includes other lawyers who possess unique specialist skills, with whom can advise you cooperatively when a matter requires such particular expertise.

Our professional network also extends across the globe to include specialists with whom we cooperate in major countries in America, Europe, and Asia, and our international network is continually expanding.  In light of the international scope of our clientele and advisory services, we are actively involved in a number of international organizations such as the International Bar Association (IBA),International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), and LAWASIA.