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Kojima Law Offices

Japan > Corporate and M&A: Independent local firms Tier 4

Kojima Law Offices‘ M&A team, which also deals with joint ventures and corporate alliances, is headed up by the ‘eminentHiromasa Ogawa, who specialises in cross-border transactions. Key team members include Hirokazu Amemiya, who brings experience across multiple jurisdictions; Naoki Idei, who is recommended for his dispute resolution skills; the ‘commercially astuteNozomi Watanabe, and US attorney Darcy Kishida, who is licensed in New York, DC, and Hawaii.

Practice head(s):

Hiromasa Ogawa

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‘They have stood out by looking at issues from a business perspective, getting to understand our business and providing advice and direction based on our business goals.’

‘The Corporate and M&A team we work with at Kojima is very meticulous and thorough with the transaction as well as regulatory framework.’

‘The firm provides us speedy and realistic legal advice, and has worldwide connections with lawyers in other countries.’

‘Nozomi Watanabe and her team provides thorough, clear and practical advice. Nozomi in particular is commercially astute and an all-round great lawyer to work with.’

‘They have a wide range of expertise and are always very responsive with practical advice. A great firm to help foreign companies understand the ins and outs of the Japanese market and legal requirements.’

‘They have strong communication skill both in Japanese and English, which helps us communicate with the US head office legal team. Their exceptional capabilities make a large difference compared to other ordinary legal firms in Japan.’

‘As a client of this practice for several years, I can say that the team stands out for its cohesion and professionalism.’

‘Hiromasa Ogawa is an eminent lawyer with vast experience. Our experience of working together has been wonderful. He has a balanced approach to ensure that commercial and legal concerns are well in sync for the client.’