Awards

Best Lawyers® has published its 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan (2020). Nishimura & Asahi received Law Firm of the Year for Insolvency and Reorganization and Lawyer of the Year for Telecommunications, and many of our attorneys were also recognized by their peers in Japan’s legal industry for their professional excellence. 

Law Firm of the Year
 Insolvency and Reorganization

Lawyer of the Year 2020
   Katsuyuki Yamaguchi (Telecommunications)

Antitrust / Competition
   Kozo Kawai   Madoka Shimada

Arbitration and Mediation
    Hiroyuki Tezuka

Asset Finance
    Katsu Sengoku   Masahiro Ueno   Hajime Ueno

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

Capital Markets
    Yasutaka Nishikori   Kohei Koikawa

Corporate and M&A
    Masaki Hosaka   Kazuhiro Takei Katsuyuki Yamaguchi Asa Shinkawa   Yoshinobu Fujimoto   Hiroshi Uchima Yo Ota 
    Akihiro Hironaka   Tatsuya Tanigawa   Ryutaro Nakayama   Hikaru Oguchi   Naoko Shimura   Yuri Sugano   Mariko Mimura

Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice
    Kazuhiro Takei

Insolvency and Reorganization
    Hideki Matsushima   Kenichi Minami   Gaku Suzuki   Shintaro Miyazaki

Intellectual Property
    Yoshiyuki Miyashita   Nobuhiro Nakayama

International Business Transactions
    Hiroyuki Tezuka Kozo Kawai

Litigation
    Hiroyuki Tezuka Masako Yajima Akihiro Hironaka

Media and Entertainment
    Yoshiyuki Miyashita

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

Project Finance and Development Practice
    Masaru Ono Hajime Ueno   Tomohiro Sato   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

Tax
 Yo Ota

Telecommunications
    Yoshiyuki Miyashita Kozo Kawai Katsuyuki Yamaguchi

Trade
    Kozo Kawai

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