Nishimura & Asahi

Leading you forward
We are Japan’s largest full-service international law firm, with more than 800* professionals around the world. The diversity and depth of expertise offered by our world-class attorneys are difficult to match. By thoroughly understanding our clients’ business, we have been providing them with true value since 1966. We apply our exceptional knowledge and expertise to offer strategic, comprehensive solutions that advance their business goals. With a pioneering spirit underpinned by professionalism and intelligence, our promise to our clients 'leading you forward' lies at the core of our service delivery. We aim to make a significant contribution to the growth of our clients and to our wider community.

* including some associate and alliance offices.

Truly global reach
We have an ever-expanding network of 19 offices across Asia, Europe, North America and beyond, allowing us to provide multi-lingual local expertise on an international scale. We have offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Shanghai, Dubai, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur*2, New York, Singapore, Taipei and Yangon, and domestic offices in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sapporo. Through our global network, we offer a full suite of cross-border legal services. We are also the only Japanese member firm of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms.

* Associate office

Main areas of practice

Litigation • international arbitration • product liability • M&A • corporate • finance • real estate & restructuring & insolvency • corporate crisis management • competition & antitrust law • intellectual property • employment/labour • consumer law • international trade • public interest activities & pro bono • natural resources & energy • TMT • life sciences & healthcare • technology • digital transformation & innovation • tax

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