Mr Kohei Murakawa > Atsumi & Sakai > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Atsumi & Sakai
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Work Department

Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation, International Arbitration, Risk Management, IT, Data Protection, Pharmaceutical Affairs




Lawyer admitted in Japan (Bengoshi) (2007)
Squire Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo Horitsu Jimusho (Tokyo Office of Squire Patton Boggs) (January 2008-July 2017) 
Secondment with Squire Patton Boggs (Singapore) LLP (March 2016-March 2017)
Solicitor admitted in England and Wlaes (2018) *
* Atsumi & Sakai is not regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority for England and Wales.


Japanese and English


Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association


Tohoku University (LL.B., 2003)
Tohoku University School of Law (J.D.., 2006)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Nottingham Law School (Graduate Diploma in Law, 2014)
University of Law (London) (Legal Practice Course, 2015)

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Risk management and investigations: Independent local firms

(Next Generation Partners: Bengoshi)

Kohei MurakawaAtsumi & Sakai

Atsumi & Sakai’s risk management practice group includes five former public prosecutors, qualified CPAs and attorneys, providing experience in criminal defense and advice to foreign clients. The team is co-led by Masataka Hayakawa, whose expertise includes corporate regulatory compliance and investigations, corporate risk, white-collar criminal defense, data protection and litigation; Hiroyuki Nezu, who focuses on crisis management, advising Japanese and non-Japanese companies; certified public accountant Teruhisa Toyama, who advises on risk management and compliance; Kumpei Ohashi, who is known for fraud, corporate crime investigations and litigation work; and Tadashi Yuzawa, who specialises in corporate scandals, criminal cases and securities litigation. Also notable is Kohei Murakawa, who has experience in out-bound and in-bound litigation and arbitration.

Japan > Dispute resolution: Independent local firms

Atsumi & Sakai has a range of experience in the disputes arena, including cross-border arbitration and dispute resolution, securities litigation, financial services disputes, criminal defense and civil litigation. The practice has particular expertise in cross-border disputes related to financial products. The names to note include Bonnie Dixon, Toyoki Emoto, Hiroki Mori, Hisashi Miyatsuka, Kunihiro Sumida, Kumpei Ohashi, Norio Suzuki, Takafumi Ochiai, Yusuke Miura, Teruhisa Toyama and Kohei Murakawa.