Mr Shinichiro Yamashita > Hiratsuka & Co > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Hiratsuka & Co
9TH FLOOR, KAIUN BUILDING, 2-6-4 HIRAKAWA-CHO
CHIYODA-KU
TOKYO 102-0093
Japan
Shinichiro Yamashita photo

Position

Main practice areas are Litigation and Arbitration, Maritime matters such as Cargo claim, Charterparty, Contract of Affreightment, Shipbuilding, Sale/Purchase of vessel, Collision, Fire, Grounding, Pollution and Arrest/Release of vessel, Insurance and Reinsurance, International insolvency, Product liability and General corporate matters.

Career

Admitted to the Bar, Joined Hiratsuka & Co. and Registration of Maritime Counselor in 2002. Partner since 2006.

Languages

Japanese and English

Memberships

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association

Education

Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo (LL.B. 1997), Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2002), University of Southampton (Maritime Law Short Course, 2007)

Leisure

Travel

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Shipping: Independent local firms

(Leading individuals: Bengoshi)

Shinichiro YamashitaHiratsuka & Co

International shipping and insurance boutique Hiratsuka & Co offers a full range of maritime legal services. Known for its dry and wet shipping practices, the firm has extensive expertise in maritime disputes relating to contracts (shipbuilding, sale, affreightment), product liability, collisions, salvage and groundings. Practice head Makoto Hiratsuka is hailed as a ‘legend’ in the industry and leads an ‘exceptional’ team with industry and legal experience of both the Japanese and English legal system for domestic, cross-border, and multi-jurisdictional issues. Names of note are Shinichiro Yamashita , and Yuji Miyazaki .