東京・国際弁護士・英語対応の中村法律事務所

東京・国際弁護士・英語対応の中村法律事務所

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About the Firm

Nakamura Law Offices
Portal Point 405, 4-17, Sakuragaokacho,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0031 Japan
Tel: +81-3-6820-0580
Fax: +81-3-6830-4945
Email: nakamura@nakalaw.jp


Partner
Yuki Nakamura

Counsel
Hiroki Terahigashi
Mutsuki Shibata

Associates
Akira Kaneko
Yuta Machida
Shun Oki
Yuya Sakabe
Hirotoshi Shiraishi
Kentaro Iitsuka
Shinya Hasegawa



Partner
Yuki Nakamura

中村国際弁護士

 

Biography

Yuki Nakamura is a founding partner of Nakamura Law Offices based in Tokyo since October 2018.  Before starting his own practice, Mr. Nakamura worked for Yabuki Law offices, a prominent antitrust boutique firm in Tokyo. During the term, he was also seconded to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP San Francisco office as a visiting attorney from 2014 until 2015.  

At Yabuki, Mr. Nakamura represented clients in compliance and litigation practices including international cartel cases, corruption investigations, multijurisdictional merger control and proxy fights.  He also managed and conducted internal investigations for Japanese and foreign listed companies in the industries of consumer electronics, automobile parts, insurance and pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Nakamura widely handles a variety of corporate cases, including cross-border transactions, M&A (due diligence and contract drafting), inbound/outbound business expansions, collection of claims, employment law, dispute resolutions and new business regulations.  His clients range from high-tech startups to public companies in the industries of digital advertising, IT (software, AI, VR, motion capture, etc.), manufacturing, real estate, and entertainment businesses.

Mr. Nakamura routinely provides corporate entities with consulting services for global business expansions including merchandise import regulations, incorporation of subsidiary, branch registration, and opening bank account. He also supports Japanese individuals in their wealth management: offshore investment, real estate management, probate, TODD(Transfer on death deed), immigration visas and collection of claims from fraudulent transactions.

 

Recent representation cases include:
・Advised a Spanish apparel company in organizing internal rules for Japanese subsidiary
・Represented a Japanese payment service provider to negotiate claims against Hong Kong acquirer
・Represented a Japanese manufacturer in its stock transfer to a US manufacturer
・Represented a Japanese major IT platformer on its negotiations with the Japanese Fair Trade Commission to complete its merger transactions
・Acted for a Japanese sushi restaurant on its demonstration events with event planning companies in Manhattan, New York・Advised a Japanese hair salon on its takeover of assets owned by a US hair salon shop
・Advised a Japanese shipbuilder on its compliance issues occurred in South America
・Advised a Japanese real estate company on its business alliance with an Indonesian company
・Represented a Japanese IT company in its dissolution of a joint venture with a UK company
・Represented a Japanese advertisement company in its collection of claims from a Singaporean company
・Represented a foreign hotel operator in its dispute negotiations with a Japanese supplier

Areas of Practice
・Corporate
・Cross-border transactions
・M&A
・Dispute negotiations
・Technology & Communications
・Intellectual property

 

Seminars (recent)
・“Legal issues in EPC” (Japanese manufacturer company, March 2022)
・“Business expansion from zero” (Work Styling of Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., January 2021)
・“Collection of claims against foreign entities” (Glocal Solutions Japan, July 2021)
・“Business alliance with foreign entities” (Glocal Solutions Japan, April 2021)
・“6 things to know in purchasing US real property” (Open House Co., Ltd., February 2021)
・“Global business expansion” (Glocal Solutions Japan, February 2021)
・“Gun-jumping regulations in M&A” (Japanese manufacturer company, January 2021)
・“Things to remember in business alliance with foreign entities” (Work Styling of Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., August 2020)
・“Business expansion to Japan” (WILL, April 2020)
・“US real estate and TODD” (Japanese tax accountant office, March 2020)
・“Compliance in overseas subsidiary” (Japanese shipbuilding company, January 2020)

 

Publication
・“International inheritance” (Gentosha Gold Online, 2021~)
・“Top 50 lawyers in business successions and M&A” (Nikkei newspaper, 2019)
・“Flow & Check Legal Compliance Issues for Corporations” (co-author, published by Shinnippon-Hoki Publishing co., ltd., 2018 edition)
・“Criminal Antitrust And Competition Law Update” (a chapter on the Japan section, published by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 2015)

 

Professional Associations
・Japan Federation of Bar Association
・Outside company auditor, Sakura Insurance Inc.
・Theme expert (overseas expansion) ,Work Styling of Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
・Advisor, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation
・Board member, WILL, Worldwide International Lawyer League
・Certified Expert, Glocal Solutions Japan
・Delegate, Josuikai, Hitotsubashi University alumni organization

 

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2009
・New York state, 2015

 

Education
・Northwestern University School of Law, LL.M., 2014
・Hitotsubashi University Law School, J.D., 2007
・Hitotsubashi University, Bachelor of Law, 2005

 

Language
・Japanese
・English



Counsel
Hiroki Terahigashi


Areas of Practice
・Finance
・Blockchain, Crypto Assets, Token Financing
・Special Equity Fund, Structured bonds Documentation
・Startup Support

Experience
2019-  Nakamura Law Offices
2018-  CERES INC. General Manager of Corporate Planning Office
2016-2018 Nomura Holdings, Inc. Financial Innovation Office
2010-2016 Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. Transaction Legal Department
2010   Mamiya Law Offices
2000-2008 ORIX Corporation Legal Affairs Department
1998-2000 ESLEAD CORPORATION General Affairs Department
1997-1998 ELECOM CO., LTD. General Affairs Department

Activities:
・2019-   Outside Auditor at JOLLY GOOD Inc.
・2018-   Director at Mercury INC.
・2018-   Outside Director at IT Realize Co., Ltd.
・2010-   Member of Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association Law Research Institute (Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Section)
etc.

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2009 (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association)

Education
・Toin University of Yokohama Law School, J.D., 2009
・Waseda University Law School, J.D., 2006
・Kobe University, Bachelor of Law, 1997


Counsel
Mutsuki Shibata

Experience
2021- Nakamura Law Offices
2019-2021 Kojima Law Offices
2017-2019 Nozomi Sogo Attorneys at law
2014-2017 Japanese infrastructure manufacturer, Legal department

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2014 (Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)

Education
・Chuo University Law School, J.D., 2011
・Chuo University, Bachelor of Law, 2007

Activities
– Member of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) “Legal Issues Related to Information Processing” Research Group
– Member of Liquid Legal Institute
– Member of AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers)

 


Associate
Akira Kaneko

Experience
2021 Nov.- Nakamura Law Offices
2021 Feb.-Oct. Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC
2017-2020 King & Wood Mallesons Tokyo (Foreign Law Joint Enterprise)
2016-2017 GMO Pepabo, Inc.
2015-2016 MediBang Inc.

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2015 (Tokyo Bar Association)

Education
・Keio University Law School, J.D., 2013
・Keio University, Bachelor of Law, 2011



Associate
Yuta Machida

Experience
2021.Sep. – Nakamura Law Offices
2021 Law Firm
2017-2020 Japanese company

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2017 (Tokyo Bar Association)

Education
・Omiya Law School, J.D., 2014
・Hosei University, Bachelor of Economics, 2009


Associate
Shun Oki

Experience
2022 Apr.- Nakamura Law Offices
2020 Apr.-2022 Mar. Assistant Judge, Tokyo District Court
2017 Jan.-2020 Mar. Assistant Judge, Sapporo District Court

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2022 (Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)

Education
・Waseda University Law School, J.D, 2015
・Sophia University, Bachelor of Law, 2012



Associate
Yuya Sakabe

Experience
2021-  Nakamura Law Offices
2018-2021  Financial Products Group Co., Ltd.  Legal Department

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2017 (Daini Tokyo Bar Association)

Education

・Chuo University Law School, J.D., 2016
・Chuo University, Bachelor of Law, 2014



Associate
Hirotoshi Shiraishi

Experience
2020-   Nakamura Law Offices

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2020 (Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association)

Education
・Nihon University Graduate School of Law, 2010
 ・Nihon University, Bachelor of Law, 2007

 

Associate
Kentaro Iitsuka


Experience
2021-  Nakamura Law Offices

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2021 (Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)

Education

・Chuo University Law School, J.D., 2018
・Nihon University, Bachelor of Law, 2016


Associate
Shinya Hasegawa

Experience
2022- Nakamura Law Offices
2019 Persol Career Co., Ltd.

Bar Admissions
・Japan, 2022 (Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)

Education
・Waseda University Law School, J.D., 2018
・Green River College, USA, 2016-2017
・Waseda University, Bachelor of Law, 2015