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Yutaro Kawabata

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Tokyo

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Languages:
Japanese   English   
Practice areas:
Civil LitigationAlternative Dispute ResolutionInternational LitigationInternational Arbitration
Qualifications:
Admitted in Japan (2004)

Yutaro Kawabata frequently acts as counsel in international arbitrations under the UNCITRAL, ICC, JCAA and other institutional rules, and court litigations in all tiers of the Japanese judicial system.

During his career at Nishimura & Asahi, he has represented numerous multinational companies in various industries, such as the automobile, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, apparel and franchise industries.

Mr. Kawabata’ s ambition is to provide efficient and practical services to clients in relation to disputes with international aspects using his experience of many years spent living outside of Japan. He also focuses on providing advice on the resolution of commercial disputes, in particular termination of capital and business alliances and termination of continuous long term contracts under Japanese law.

He has co-authored books and articles on international arbitration, including the IBA Arbitration Guide (Japan Chapter), Arbitration World and The International Arbitration Review.

Recent activities

5/2019

The Product Regulation and Liability Review - Sixth Edition: Japan

Articles

10/2018

30 lawyers recognised by Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2018

Awards

10/2018

19 lawyers recognised by Expert Guides 2018

Awards

Education

2002
Keio University, Faculty of Law

Professional experience

2011
Herbert Smith LLP, London
2009 -
Keio University, Faculty of Policy Management and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies Lecturer
2009 -
Member of the International Bar Association
2007 -
Member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association
2006 - 2008
Japan Arbitration Association, Deputy Secretary

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