What's New
Mr. Ono and Mr. Yamanaka received high evaluation from The Best Lawyers in Japan 2021
Mr. Yusaku Ono has been selected in the field of "Investment and Investment Funds" and Mr. Masato Yamanaka has been selected in the field of "Banking and Finance Law" in The Best Lawyers in Japan 2021.

Mr. Yamanaka's article is published on Kinyu Homu Jijyo
Mr. Yamanaka's article titled “Legal Issues on Securities Account/Securities Transaction for Civil Trust (Family Trust) has been published on Kinyu Homu Jijyo (No. 2134)

Notice of Mr. Yamanaka's winning at action to obtain permission to convene shareholders meeting of listed company
For agenda of abolition of takeover defense plan (poison pill), Tokyo District Court granted the petitioner permission to convene shareholders meeting of Inui Global Logistics (a listed company) (on March 6, 2020).

Notice of joining of Mr. Seki (emeritus professor of Tohoku University)
From January 31, 2020, Mr. Toshihiko Seki (admitted in Japan) joins our firm as an adviser.

Notice of Associate Lawyer Joining
From January 6, 2020, Ms. Mariko Okuda (admitted in January 2020) joins our firm as an associate.
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.