The firm offers a broad range of legal services in English and Japanese to best serve the diverse needs of our clients.

General Corporate

The firm has broad experience in general corporate matters. Our services include:

  • Negotiating and drafting contracts
  • Providing formal written legal opinions and memoranda
  • Advising on all aspects of corporate governance and operation
  • Interfacing and negotiating with government agencies and offices (e.g. obtaining No-Action Letters)
  • Providing support for internal compliance audits and reviews
  • Assisting in managing the effects of corporate misconduct and scandal
  • Assisting in criminal proceedings concerning corporate misconduct and scandal etc.
  • Advising on various consumer related laws and regulations, such as the Consumer Contract Act and the Act on Protection of Personal Information
  • Acting as outside officers (outside directors and outside company auditors)

The firm also has broad experience in finance matters. Our services include:

  • Advising on legal and regulatory requirements governing banks, credit card companies, collection agencies, and payment and settlement systems
  • Negotiating and drafting financial contracts
  • Providing formal written legal opinions and memoranda
Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

The firm represents corporate clients in mediations, arbitrations, and in court. The firm has a broad range of litigation and ADR experience in matters such as:

  • Debt-collection on asset-based lending disputes
  • Class action lawsuits (representing corporations)
  • Shareholder derivative actions (representing foreign clients)
  • Real estate disputes
  • Computer system development disputes

The firm is results-oriented, handling each case thoroughly based on our clients’ needs.

Legislative and Regulatory

The firm supports legislative and administrative activities related to a broad range of financial regulations. These include:

  • Drafting proposed financial regulations and self-regulations
  • Drafting public comments on proposed regulations and legislation

The firm assists private clients in a variety of everyday legal matters, including real estate leases, personal injury, divorce, wills, etc.

Pro Bono

The firm serves as defense counsel appointed by the court in designated court cases, or assigned by the bar association to counsel suspects prior to or after the formal charges in criminal proceedings.

The firm can respond to your needs in English and Japanese. Please feel free to contact us in either language.