Professionals

Hiroko Shibata is a partner in the M&A and Corporate Group at Nishimura & Asahi.

In addition to her in-depth experience handling various M&A transactions, Ms. Shibata has advised extensively on corporate governance rules and labor regulations in Japan, which many foreign clients face when developing their businesses in Japan.

Recent activities

10/2019

Highest rankings for Japan in IFLR1000 2020

Awards

6/2019

Law Firm of the Year: ALB Japan Law Awards 2019

Awards

6/2019

Japan Firm of the Year at asialaw Regional Awards 2019

Awards

Education

2007
School of Law, University of California, Berkeley (LL.M.)
1998
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2008 - 2009
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2007 - 2008
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, New York