Nishimura & Asahi

Leading you forward
We are Japan’s largest full-service international law firm, with more than 700 lawyers 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.

Truly global reach
We have an ever-expanding network of 18 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*1, New York, Singapore, Taipei, Yangon and Hong Kong*2, and domestic offices in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka. 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. 
*1 Associate Office
*2 Affiliate 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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