International Practice and Trade Law

We have a robust international practice. Our international practice includes a wide range of legal services covering various aspects of modern international business, such as: international trade transactions, operation and management of foreign subsidiaries, cross border mergers and acquisitions, finance, foreign regulations, and international dispute resolution.

International Practice
Our dedicated team of lawyers provide comprehensive international support to our global clients in different jurisdictions. In addition to our inhouse team capabilities, we have strong professional relations with reputable lawyers and law firms in various jurisdictions across the globe. Depending upon the requirement of the client, we work with the best of the team combinations to provide a first-class cross border legal services. Our international practice covers various legal areas to suit each client's phase of expansion into international markets, such as: licensing, franchising and distributorship agreements, operation and management of foreign subsidiaries, cross border mergers and acquisitions, foreign exchange laws, competition laws, labor laws, real-estate laws, tax, intellectual property, and finance. In addition to that, we also have extensive experience in dealing with international disputes in different jurisdictions. At times, especially in multi-jurisdictional high stake matters it becomes necessary to handle cases in different countries at the same time. In these situations, we are capable of providing proper and prompt advice in cooperation with overseas law firms, in an efficient manner.
Asia Practice (China, India, East Asia, Southeast Asia)
In recent years, many Japanese companies have expanded their business operations in Asian countries. We are well equipped to follow the latest business trends and client requirements. Our attorneys have worked in various prominent Asian jurisdictions such as, China, Hong Kong, India, and Singapore. With qualifications and work experience in various parts of Asia and a deep understanding of each country's culture, our Japanese, English, and Chinese-speaking attorneys are united in providing meticulous support for both inbound and outbound business in a wide range of fields, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, competition law, intellectual property rights transactions, disputes and global investigation.
Trade Law
At times, international trade can be complicated. Our attorneys have vast experience in international trade laws. They have successfully advised clients on WTO agreements, investment trade agreements and economic partnership agreements and on other related issues. When clients face unfair treatments in Japan or other foreign countries, our attorneys work closely with them to find an effective solution in a bespoke manner. Our team also provides support in relation to trade remedy measures such as customs, anti-dumping and safeguard measures. In addition, we provide support related to security trade control, such as export of weapons or of cargo or technology with the potential to be diverted for military use.