Awards

Best Lawyers™ has published its 9th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in Japan were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence. The following Nishimura & Asahi attorneys are recommended in their respective practice areas by Best Lawyers.

Lawyer of the Year 2019
   Katsu Sengoku 

Antitrust / Competition
   Kozo Kawai

Arbitration and Mediation
    Hiroyuki Tezuka

Asset Finance
    Hiroshi Maeda   Katsu Sengoku   Masahiro Ueno   Hajime Ueno

Banking and Finance Law
    Masaru Ono   Takashi Yoneda   Katsu Sengoku   Masahiro Ueno   Toshihiro Maeda   Makoto Igarashi   Kei Ito   Yoshiaki Ikeda

Capital Markets
    Takashi Yoneda   Yasutaka Nishikori

Corporate and M&A
    Koichi Kusano   Masaki Hosaka   Kazuhiro Takei   Katsuyuki Yamaguchi   Asa Shinkawa   Yoshinobu Fujimoto   Hiroshi Uchima   Yo Ota   Tatsuya Tanigawa   Ryutaro Nakayama   Hikaru Oguchi

Corporate Governance & Compliance
    Kazuhiro Takei

Insolvency and Reorganization
    Hideki Matsushima   Kenichi Minami   Gaku Suzuki

Intellectual Property
    Yoshiyuki Miyashita   Nobuhiro Nakayama

International Business Transactions
    Hiroyuki Tezuka   Kozo Kawai

Litigation
    Hiroyuki Tezuka   Masako Yajima   Akihiro Hironaka

Media and Entertainment Law
    Yoshiyuki Miyashita

Private Equity, Private Funds and Venture Capital
    Takashi Yoneda   Makoto Igarashi   Kei Ito

Project Finance and Development Practice
    Masaru Ono   Hiroshi Maeda   Hajime Ueno   Nagahide Sato

Real Estate
    Masaru Ono   Yoshihiko Kawakami   Yoshiaki Ikeda   Hiroshi Niinomi   Norio Maeda

Structured Finance
    Masaru Ono   Katsu Sengoku   Masahiro Ueno   Toshihiro Maeda   Yoshihiko Kawakami   Yoshiaki Ikeda   Hajime Ueno

Telecommunications
    Yoshiyuki Miyashita   Kozo Kawai   Katsuyuki Yamaguchi

Trade
    Kozo Kawai

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