Seigo Takehira > Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners
Kishimoto Building 2F
2-2-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-0005

Work Department

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Risk Management & Compliance
  • International Practice
  • Industries
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Life Science, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare


Seigo Takehira is a leading partner in the Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Practice Group of the firm. He has done prior work in the investment banking industry, and since 2015, has served as an examiner for the Bar and Preliminary Bar Examinations on Corporate Law.
His practice areas include corporate governance, domestic and cross-border M&A, commercial transactions, and domestic/international dispute resolutions, covering a broad range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, energy, manufacturing, transportation, retail, real estate and financial institutions.


Seigo Takehira has more than 15 years experience in advising strategic and financial investors in M&A transactions, including private acquisitions and sales, public takeovers, mergers, spin-offs, asset transfers, share exchange, joint ventures and restructurings.
He also has substantial experience in representing both foreign and domestic clients in international arbitrations and litigations that involve asbestos, product liability, breach of representations and warranties in acquisition contracts, and disputes over commercial agreements.
In 2012, the Asian Legal Business article on “Next Generation Cities” specifically cited him for his expertise in corporate and M&A work.


Japanese and English


Osaka Bar Association , Japan Federation of Bar Associations(2000)
New York Bar(2006)


2005  University of Michigan Law School (LL.M.)

1997  Osaka University (LL.B.)

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Corporate and M&A: Independent local firms

The corporate M&A team at Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners possesses particular expertise in the domestic market, with TMT specialist Norihiro Sekiguchi and Osaka-based Seigo Takehira leading the practice. The department is also able to offer advice on private equity investments, shareholder activism cases, crisis management work, business alliance agreements, cross-border acquisitions and corporate governance issues. Takuro Yamaguchi is recommended for his experience with M&A transactions in the life sciences sector, while the wider team is proficient in assisting clients within a range of industries including the pharmaceuticals, electronics, energy, telecoms, real estate and aviation sectors.