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Mr. Yamanaka's article about Japanese trust is published
Mr. Yamanaka's article titled “Analysis of combination of trust and voluntary guardianship - Based on Case Study of Civil Trust Practitioner Exam in 2017” (co-authored) has been published on Trust Forum Vol.9, April 2018.

Publication of co-authorship book by Mr. Saburo Takase.
Mr Saburo Takase's co-authorship book titled "Judge’s Point of View Civil Trial and Specialized Litigation " has been published. (Shoujihoumu, Mar 26th 2018)

Mr. Yusaku Ono will be the lecturer of the seminer on March 29, 2018 hosted by Seminar Info
Mr. Ono will be the lecturer of the seminer titled "Legal Issues on publicly offered/privately placed Foreign Funds" on March 29, 2018 hosted by Seminar Info

Mr. Saburo Takase's book is recommended in Business Law Journal
Saburo Takase's book titled "Lawyers' Power to Resolve Disputes" (Yuhikaku) is recommended in "Book Guide 2018 for Legal Practice" (Business Law Journal, Feb 2018).

Mr. Yamanaka's article is published
Mr. Yamanaka's articles titled “Defence Strategy against US Class Action: Securities Class Action(1)(2)and (3)” have been published on Business Law Journal, Jan & Feb 2018.
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Lawyer Fumio Koma (passed away on May, 2017) established this office on April, 2016 after building up his career as a partner in Komatsu Koma & Nishikawa Law Office, in Asahi & Koma Law Office and in Tokyo Aoyama Aoki & Koma Law Offices [presently: Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)]. After the establishment, Senior Counsel Saburou Takase, former Division- head Judge of the Tokyo High Court (and former Senior Judicial Research Official of the Supreme Court) and Senior Counsel Yogo Kimura, former partner of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto Law Office until March, 2008 and former general counsel from April 2008 to June 2017 for SPARX Group Co.,Ltd. and SPARX Asset Management Co.,Ltd., have joined this office. In October 2017, the office welcomed lawyers Yusaku Ono and Yasushi Murofushi, and in January 2018 welcomes lawyers Masato Yamanaka and Reiichi Miyazaki, and will be enhancing the work quality and the work load.


Mr. Yusaku Ono has experience as a partner of Baker & McKenzie, Mr. Yasushi Murofushi worked as a general counsel of Credit Suisse Securities (Japan) Limited and Tokyo Branch of Credit Suisse for 17 years. Mr. Masato Yamanaka has experience as a partner of Baker & McKenzie, and Mr. Reiichi Miyazaki served as Director-General of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau.

With the experiences of the above-mentioned lawyers, it is with pride that this office will be able to provide high quality service – one of the main intentions of this office. The office is compact, but the aim is to provide the best service with a little bit of spice.