Mr Kenji Ito > Mori Hamada & Matsumoto > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
16TH FLOOR, MARUNOUCHI PARK BUILDING
2-6-1 MARUNOUCHI, CHIYODA-KU
TOKYO 100-8222
Japan

Work Department

Antitrust/Competition

Position

Partner

Career

Admitted in Japan, 1997; New York, 2003; Worked for the Japan Fair Trade Commission (2003-2005)

He has addressed a wide range of high-profile competition law matters encompassing merger control, representation in administrative and criminal proceedings, and counseling on distribution, license, platform, and various alliances.

Languages

English/Japanese

Memberships

Daini-Tokyo Bar Association, American Bar Association

Education

Kyoto University (LLB 1995), Georgetown University Law Center (LLM 2002)

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Antitrust and competition: Independent local firms

(Leading individuals: Bengoshi)

Kenji ItoMori Hamada & Matsumoto

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto handles merger control, competition compliance, cartel investigations and other antitrust matters for a broad range of clients, including major domestic corporates and high profile multinationals. The department has strength in handling complex and large-scale cross-border merger filings, with considerable experience working on international matters. Kenji Ito, whose experience includes government investigation, private action, and antitrust counselling, leads the team with Hideki Utsunomiya, who is a notable thought leader in the field, with a record of speaking on antitrust topics at international conferences, and providing advice to the government. M&A specialist Tomoya Fujita, and counsel Saori Takekoshi are also key names.