Awards

27 lawyers from Nishimura & Asahi have been recognized as experts in their respective practice areas in Japan, and advisor Carl Gustaf De Geer has been recognized for M&A & Governance in Sweden, by Who's Who Legal: National Guide 2020.

Who’s Who Legal, published by Law Business Research, London, UK, is a leading global directory of legal practitioners across a wide range of business law practices. Updated yearly, their research is based on extensive peer and client review and uncovers the top lawyers and experts from across the countries’ legal marketplace.

Arbitration
 Hiroyuki Tezuka Akihiro Hironaka Yutaro Kawabata Lars Markert

Aviation
 Katsu Sengoku Kosuke Shibukawa Kentaro Miyagi

Banking
 Masaru Ono Katsu Sengoku Masahiro Ueno

Business Crime Defence & Investigations
 Takashi Shibuya

Capital Markets
 Masaru Ono Kohei Koikawa

Competition
 Kozo Kawai Ryutaro Nakayama Madoka Shimada Kojiro Fujii

Construction & Real Estate
 Yoshiaki Ikeda Norio Maeda

Intellectual Property
 Yoshiyuki Miyashita Hitomi Iwase Masashi Kurose

Life Sciences
 Akihiro Hironaka

Litigation
 Hiroyuki Tezuka Akihiro Hironaka

M&A and Governance
 Kazuhiro Takei Asa Shinkawa Yo Ota Stephen D. Bohrer

M&A and Governance (Sweden)
 Carl Gustaf de Geer

Private Funds
 Masaru Ono Kei Ito

Product Liability Defence
 Akihiro Hironaka

Project Finance
 Tomohiro Sato

Restructuring & Insolvency
 Hideki Matsushima

Trade & Customs
 Kozo Kawai Kojiro Fujii