Nishimura & Asahi

Japan’s largest law firm, Nishimura & Asahi was established in 1966 and has been involved in numerous arbitrations over the years, spanning M&A, joint ventures and construction. It has been active in disputes across Asia, taking on cases at major institutions like the ICC, SIAC and CIETAC, as well as the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) and other recognised bodies in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. In 2018, Nishimura & Asahi was Japan’s first ever entrant into the GAR100, the list of law firms with the busiest arbitration practices globally. Besides its commercial arbitration experience, Nishimura & Asahi also boasts a strong public international law practice, advising companies and governments on issues of international trade and investment. On the basis of that, it is building a specialised investment arbitration practice consisting of several team members with significant prior experience in the field.

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