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Atsumi & Sakai is a multi-award-winning, independent Tokyo law firm, and among the largest independent full-service law firms in Japan. The firm was the first domestic Japanese law firm to create a foreign law joint venture, which enables it to admit foreign partners and so offer its clients the quality of service that the modern international business community demands. Expanding from its highly regarded finance practice, the firm now acts for a wide range of international and domestic companies, banks, financial institutions and other businesses, offering a comprehensive range of legal expertise.
Atsumi & Sakai has an outward-looking approach to its international practice, and has several foreign partners and consultants with extensive experience from leading international law firms, so providing its clients with the benefit of both Japanese law expertise and real international experience. As the only independent Japanese law firm with a London office, it can also provide real-time advice on Japanese law to clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and a more convenient service to clients in the Americas. In addition to lawyers admitted in Japan , the firm includes Registered Foreign Lawyers licensed in Japan to advise on the laws of the US States of New York and California, the People’s Republic of China, England and Wales, India, the States of Queensland and Victoria (Australia), United States and Australian Federal law, and the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany (in collaboration with Janssen Foreign Law Office).
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