Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu is the first integrated full-service law firm in Japan and one of the foremost providers of international and commercial legal services based in Tokyo. The firm’s overseas network includes offices in New York, Singapore, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Shanghai, an associated local law firm in Beijing where we have an on-site presence, and collaborative relationships with prominent local law firms throughout Asia and other regions. In representing our leading domestic and international clients, we have successfully structured and negotiated many of the largest and most significant corporate, finance and real estate transactions related to Japan. The firm has extensive corporate and litigation capabilities spanning key commercial areas such as antitrust, intellectual property, labor and taxation, and is known for path-breaking domestic and cross-border risk management/corporate governance cases and large-scale corporate reorganizations. The approximately 500 lawyers of the firm, including about 40 experienced foreign attorneys from various jurisdictions, work together in customized teams to provide clients with the expertise and experience specifically required for each client matter.
Nishimura & Asahi is Japan’s largest law firm, covering all aspects of domestic and international business and corporate activity. The firm has over 600 Japanese and foreign lawyers — employing more than 700 support staff, including tax accountants, patent attorneys, senior Japanese and foreign business support professionals, and paralegals.
The Highest Global Standards:
Many attorneys and staff at the firm speak other foreign languages and have advanced international law degrees and bar admissions — with experience working at top global law firms. Nishimura & Asahi has also established strong professional relationships with the most eminent law firms worldwide, enabling the firm to focus on international corporate and financial transactions, advising both Japanese and foreign clients at the highest international standards.
Cutting-Edge Business Issues:
Nishimura & Asahi works with the most prominent Japanese and global corporations, to find novel solutions for its industries’ most innovative changes and disruptive challenges.
Commitment To Excellence:
Through the enhancement of professional and organisational synergies — a result of the firm’s expansion — an unprecedented level of client service is made possible in highly specialised and complex areas of commercial law. Nishimura & Asahi understands its clients’ growing needs and its fully integrated team of lawyers and professional staff are proud to share the same fundamental philosophy: An uncompromising commitment to excellence.
With the continued expansion of international presence and clientele, the firm has four domestic and 14 overseas offices. Through the firm’s domestic and global networks, Nishimura & Asahi is ideally placed to provide clients with a borderless one-stop service, from Japan to the world.
Atsumi & Sakai is a multi-award-winning, independent Tokyo law firm, and among the largest independent full-service law firms in Japan. The firm was the first domestic Japanese law firm to create a foreign law joint venture, which enables it to admit foreign partners and so offer its clients the quality of service that the modern international business community demands. Expanding from its highly regarded finance practice, the firm now acts for a wide range of international and domestic companies, banks, financial institutions and other businesses, offering a comprehensive range of legal expertise.
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM) is one of the largest full service Tokyo headquartered international law firms. MHM has over 500 lawyers and 500 support staff (including patent attorneys, licensed tax accountants, judicial scriveners, legal assistants and translators). The firm’s senior lawyers include a number of highly respected practitioners and leaders from the Japanese and international legal community, including prominent law professors from the University of Tokyo and a former Prosecutor-General from the Public Prosecutors Office. MHM also has experienced lawyers qualified in the US, England and Wales, Germany, Hong Kong,the People’s Republic of China, Bangladesh, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
The firm has a strong presence in Asia with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok (Chandler MHM), Yangon and Ho Chi Minh City. MHM Limited. MHM also has domestic offices in Fukuoka, Osaka and Nagoya.