Mr Yuji Miyazaki > Hiratsuka & Co > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

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

Position

Specialist in Litigation, Arbitration and Negotiation of all Maritime matters including Charterparty, Contract of Affreightment, Shipbuilding contracts and disputes, Sale/Purchase of Ships, Collisions, Fire, Grounding, Pollution, Arrest/Release of Ships, Cargo Claims and Personal Injury Defense. Also undertakes International insolvency, Product liability, Insurance and Reinsurance and General corporate matters.

Career

Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court; Admitted to the Tokyo Bar Association; Worked as Civil/Criminal Litigator in Tokyo; Joined Hiratsuka & Co. (2011); Made partner of the firm 2014.

Languages

Japanese and English

Memberships

Tokyo Bar Association

Education

Faculty of Letters, Tokyo University (B.A., Aesthetics); Waseda Law School (J.D.); Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2010); University of Southampton (Maritime Law Short Course, 2013)

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Shipping: Independent local firms

(Leading individuals: Bengoshi)

Yuji MiyazakiHiratsuka & 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 .