We understand Japan and Japanese businesses. Whether acquiring companies, reorganizing your business or expanding your existing operations, we can help to implement your cross-border investment strategy and manage the associated risks. We have a long-standing history of acting for businesses looking to expand their operations into Japan, as well as businesses looking to invest abroad.

Our Japan group includes experts from different practice areas, who share a strong interest in Japan, a good knowledge of the Japanese legal system and a deep understanding of the needs of Japanese clients. We advise on the full range of legal services, but are particularly strong in corporate and M&A, competition, intellectual property, employment, data protection and litigation.

One of the advantages of our Japan group is the strong relationships we have with various Japanese best friend law firms. Depending on the matter, we offer our clients an integrated team, working hand-in-hand with the best local law firm renowned for its expertise and specialization in the required area of law.

Clients that have already benefited from our Japanese expertise include multinational corporations and medium-sized companies from a variety of sectors including automotive, manufacturing, information technology, life science and pharmaceuticals. We have also successfully represented various Japanese companies relating to matters in Europe including extensive litigation cases and licensing agreements.