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Atsumi & Sakai

FUKOKU SEIMEI BUILDING, 2-2-2 UCHISAIWAICHO, CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO 100-0011, JAPAN
Tel:
Work +81 3 5501 2111
Fax:
Fax +81 3 5501 2211
Email:
Web:
www.aplaw.jp
London, Tokyo

Tatsuo Yamashima

Tel:
Work +81-(0)3-5501-2297
Email:
Atsumi & Sakai

Work Department

Corporate PG (competition law group); International PG.

Position

Partner (Antitrust and Competition, Labor and Employment, Compliance, Maritime Laws, International Transactions, M&A, Disputes and Litigation Cases).

Career

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (2005-2012); Norton Rose LLP (Brussels) (July-December 2011); Atsumi & Sakai (2013-).

Languages

Japanese and English.

Member

Daini Tokyo Bar Association; Japan Competition Law Forum; European Union Studies Association Japan; Management Lawyers Council; Japan Opera Foundation (Councilor).

Education

The University of Tokyo (B.A., 2002); The University of Tokyo (LL.M., 2004); The Legal Training and Research Institute of Supreme Court of Japan (2005).


Japan: Antitrust and competition law

Independent local firms

Within: Independent local firms

The team at Atsumi & Sakai has ‘extensive knowledge and experience’ with regards to domestic and cross-border antitrust matters for clients across a range of sectors, including manufacturing, energy and transport. Practice head Setsuko Yufuunderstands European business culture very well’ and is ‘a star in the field’ with ‘a hands-on approach and a strategic mind’. Saori Hanada and Tatsuo Yamashima are also recommended as ‘very bright, highly responsive and easy to work with’.

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Japan: Labour and employment

Independent local firms

Within: Independent local firms

Headed by Kunihiro Sumida, Atsumi & Sakai’s team advises domestic and foreign companies on termination schemes in Japan, immigration-related issues and matters arising from cross-border transactions. The practice recently handled cases focusing on the treatment of foreign employees, harassment and pay increases. Tatsuo Yamashima and Bonnie Dixon are also recommended.

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