MEMBERS

Mr. Koshi Yamaguchi, Managing Partner

Admitted
1977, Japan
Education
Kyoto University (LL.B., 1975); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1977);
Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1980)
Practice areas
corporate legal matters both domestic and international; joint-venture agreements; franchise agreements; intellectual property law;
civil and commercial cases: international commercial arbitration; international commercial litigation
Memberships
Osaka Bar Association (Vice President, 1999-2000); Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Languages
Japanese and English
Other positions held
Adjunct Professor, Ritsumeikan University Law School, Kyoto, 2004 - 2009
Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, 2001 -
Chairman, Danish Chamber of Commerce Western Japan, 2003 -

Mr. Nobuaki Matsuoka, Partner

Admitted
1995, Japan
Education
Chuo University, Tokyo (LL.B., 1987); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1995); University of Wisconsin (LL.M., 2001)
Practice areas
civil and commercial cases
international business law; corporate law; litigation
Memberships
Osaka Bar Association; Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Languages
Japanese and English
Other positions held
Japanese Law Consultant, Greenebaum Doll & McDonald, Louisville, Kentucky, 2001-2002.

Dr. Yasuaki Yabumoto M.D., Associate

Admitted
1995, Japan
Education
Tokyo University (LL.B., 1986); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1995); Osaka City University (Medical Doctor, 2001); Osaka Medical College (Ph.D., Medicine, 2008); The Kenichi Ohmae Graduate School of Business (MBA, 2010)
Practice areas
civil and commercial cases; medico-legal matters; management consulting; training for enterprise
Memberships
Osaka Bar Association; Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Languages
Japanese and English
Other expertise
Registered Small and Medium Enterprise Management Consultant, 2005.

Ms. Masami Oishi

Admitted
2010, Japan
Education
Kobe University (LL.B., 1990) Osaka University (J.D., 2008); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2010)
Practice areas
civil and commercial cases
Memberships
Osaka Bar Association; Japan Federation of Bar Associations; Japan Association for Middle East Studies.
Languages
Japanese, Arabic and English
Other positions held
Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1990-2005)

Ms. Megumi Inoue

Admitted
2013, Japan
Education
Kansai University (LL.B., 2007) Osaka City University (J.D., 2010); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2013)
Practice areas
civil and commercial cases
Memberships
Osaka Bar Association; Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Languages
Japanese

Mr.Hiroaki Horibe

Admitted
2015, Japan
Education
Kyoto University(LL.B.,2011) Kyoto University(J.D.,2013); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan(2015)
Practice areas
civil and commercial cases
Memberships
Osaka Bar Association; Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Languages
Japanese and English