Nishimura & Asahi has been selected as a “Top Tier” firm in Japan for the practice areas listed below and individual lawyers have been selected as “Leading Individuals” and as a “Next generation lawyer” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 guide, published by LegalEase Ltd., London, UK.

For the Legal 500 Series, now in its 30th year, more than 300,000 corporate counsel are surveyed and interviewed globally each year. The Legal 500 is an independent guide to the legal profession which caters to the needs of corporate counsel by focusing on the strength in depth of law firms’ teams (practice and associates).

Antitrust and Competition
Leading Firm : Tier 1
 Leading Individual : Kozo Kawai

Banking and Finance
 Leading Firm : Tier 1

Capital Markets
 Leading Firm : Tier 1

Corporate and M&A
 Leading Firm : Tier 1
 Leading Individual : Koichi Kusano   Masaki Hosaka   Katsuyuki Yamaguchi

Dispute Resolution
 Leading Firm : Tier 1
 Leading Individual : Hiroyuki Tezuka

Labour and Employment
 Leading Firm : Tier 1
 Leading Individual : Michihiro Mori
 Next generation lawyer : Yuri Sugano

Projects and Energy
 Leading Firm : Tier 1

Restructuring and Insolvency
Leading Individual : Kenichi Minami

 Leading Individual : Kazuhiro Takei   Yo Ota

Please visit the website of Legal 500 for more information.

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