What's New
Notice of publication in the Economist Weekly(February 19, 2019 edition)
Partner Yusaku Ono has been named in the Economist Weekly (February 19, 2019 edition) publication of Chambers and Partners legal ranking for Investment Fund.

Mr. Yamasaki's article about charity law is published
Mr. Yamasaki's article about Japanese Charity Law has been published on “Charity Global Guide” in the website of “Practical Law” at Thomson Reuters.

Mr. Yamanaka's article about Japanese trust is published
Mr. Yamanaka's article (about a trust) titled “opening a bank account for trust is not difficult - needs of trust users and responsibility of financial institutions” has been published on Trust Forum Vol.11, April 2019.

Notice of Associate Lawyer Joining
From March 18, 2019, Mr. Sosei Yamasaki (admitted in 2009) joins our firm as an associate.

Formation of an association with Hashiguchi Law Office
We have established an association with Yaesu Glocal Law Office in April 2018, and, furthermore, have established an assocation with Hashiguchi Law Office (Mr. Yasunori Hashiguchi) in March 2019.
Summary of Our Firm (* We have established "Glocal Law Group" in August 2018.)

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.