IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Originally founded in 1875, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison is a New York-based international firm with more than 1,000 lawyers across eight offices. The firm established its Tokyo office in 1987.


Focusses / specialisms 

The firm’s Tokyo office is best known for its work in the foreign M&A, private equity and capital markets practices. It advises Japanese companies in the US and elsewhere around the globe, alongside US and other non-Japanese clients in connection with activities in Japan. The firm is also active in joint ventures, investment fund formations and restructurings.


Key clients 

Key clients of the firm include Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Apollo, Mitsubishi Chemical America, Itochu and SoftBank.


Client feedback: 32nd edition (2022/2023) 

Financial services regulatory

“Global network, English documentation, and organising and streamlining complicated legal issues.”