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

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

5/2019

Most innovative Japanese law firm: Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyer 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