Practice Areas
Practice Areas

1 Practice areas by category of law

bullet Domestic and international business, corporate and commercial transactions, including:

・Civil laws and Commercial/Corporate laws

・Special laws which apply to specific businesses to be engaged in by clients

・Intellectual property laws (in particular, Copyright, Trademark and Music/Art Entertainment)

・Anti-monopoly laws

・Unfair competition prevention laws

・Financial products transaction laws

・Labor laws

・Real property transaction laws

・Equine laws

・Compliance (including corporate governance, corporation/commercial regulations, personal data protection and anti-bribery regulations)

・Tax laws (including tax treaties)

bullet Domestic and International domestic relations and estate/inheritance matters
bullet Other laws related to bullet and bullet above

2 Practice areas by category of legal services

bullet Business Law Practice (domestic and international)

・Drafting, advice and negotiations of various contracts (for sale, lease, service, joint venture, partnership, license, distributorship, research/development, appearance/performance, advertisement, investment, loan, employment/work regulations, and others);

・Drafting, advice, negotiation of contracts and due diligence for mergers & acquisitions;

・Research and advice on laws/regulations and guidelines for evaluation of legal applicability and risks;

・Assessment and advice on legal risk related to contracts prior to signing

・Acquisition and advice related to information about foreign(non-Japanese) laws, and coordination with foreign law firms and/or accounting firms

bullet Domestic Relations and Estate/Inheritance Practice (domestic and international)

・Drafting and negotiating various contracts in connection with marriage, divorce, estate planning, inheritance, and other family law matters.

bullet Dispute Resolution Practice (domestic and international)

・Litigation, arbitration and mediation under court or arbitration panel procedures

・Forming strategies and non-judicial negotiations for settlement agreement or other solutions

3 Practice areas by types of business

Banking, credit card branding, securities, venture capital, asset management, telecommunication infrastructure, data processing, real property development, hotel/resort management, manufacturing (e.g., industrial products, food and medical products), IT services, software development, business research/consulting, artist, designer, advertising agency, TV production, sports club, equine sales and service businesses, etc.