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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
TOKYO 100-7036
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Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A); Tax Practice; Tax Advice and Planning; Tax Controversy


Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (2007-present); Asahi Koma Law Office (1997-2007); Masuda & Ejiri, New York (2003-2004); Visiting Professor, LEC Graduate School of Accounting (2005-2021); Adjunct Lecturer, The University of Tokyo (2006, 2008-present); Visiting professor, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University (2016-present); Adjunct Lecturer, Sophia Law School (2017-present)




Tokyo Bar Association (1997); Chair of the Asia-Pacific Region Committee of the International Fiscal Association; Member of the Practice Council of International Tax Program, New York University School of Law; Project member of the Study Group for the Implementation of Domestic Legislation regarding the Global Minimum Tax under Pillar Two, which was established by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Member of the Future Direction of Corporate Taxation, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI); Board member, International Fiscal Association Japan Branch


The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1994); New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2002-2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Tax: Independent local firms

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu’s tax team is led by the pre-eminent Yushi Hegawa, who frequently advises clients on tax controversy issues and tax audits. The practice is adept at assisting with the full gamut of tax issues, with recent work including advice on the tax implications of both domestic and international transactions, as well as advice on the 2023 Tax Reform. Other key members of the team include Takashi Saida and Shigeki Minami, who focuses his work on transfer pricing matters. Koichiro Yoshimura is an important contact for tax planning work, while Tsutomu Endo is particularly experienced in taxes surrounding the digital economy.

Japan > Private wealth: Independent local firms

At Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, the private wealth team has particular strengths in trust matters and structured finance; Masayuki Fukuda is an expert in both trusts and inheritance matters. With its established reputation in the tax market, the firm is also able to advise high-net-worth individuals from both a legal and a tax perspective. Along with Yushi Hegawa, who has ‘extensive working experience in dealing with cross border wealth management‘, Shigeki Minami brings tax and M&A expertise to the team. In addition to advising on domestic matters, the practice has a strong cross-border component; Singaore-based M&A expert Yoshikazu Hasegawa advises Japanese clients on their asset successions and investments, providing ‘a blend of Singapore and Japanese expertise.’