Our Tokyo office advises major Japanese companies and international corporations on inbound and outbound cross-border transactions, projects and dispute resolution.
Herbert Smith Freehills opened its Tokyo office in 2000 and is consistently recognised as one of the leading law firms in Japan, with more registered foreign lawyers in Tokyo than any other international firm, approximately half of whom are also fluent in Japanese. Our work centres on multi-jurisdictional matters for Japanese and multinational corporations and we work in close collaboration with our network of international offices.
Our Tokyo team provides advice across the following areas:
- M&A (including competition law and merger control)
- dispute resolution (including litigation, arbitration and other forms of ADR, and the only specialist public international law practice in Asia)
- energy, infrastructure and mining (advising on project development, joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals and project financing)
- employment, pensions and incentives
- intellectual property