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Partner

Oki Mori

Biography

Oki Mori is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. He practices in a wide variety of civil litigation and other dispute resolution procedures, including, but not limited to, consumer litigation (including consumer organization litigation), corporate litigation/non-contentious case, commercial dispute, real estate litigation, finance litigation, labor litigation, tax litigation and litigation relevant to system development. Moreover, he specializes in consumer law such as cases involving the Act Against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations, food labeling, product recall/accident report, the Product Liability Act, the Consumer Contract Act and the Act on the Protection of Personal Information.
He has extensive experience in responding to emergency situations involving governmental authorities such as the Consumer Affairs Agency and the Japan Fair Trade Commission etc. mainly in consumer law such as responses to investigations related to the Act on Preventing Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations, and also has obtained many judgments/orders in his favor in administrative litigation and appeal examination procedure.
Additionally, he has been invited to the Diet to give a statement of opinion for deliberations on the bill concerning the amendment of the Consumer Contract Act. In addition, he has recently been engaged in many public interest activities related to ADR. As for mediation, he not only serves as a mediator, but also takes part in the formulation of rules. He has also provided guidance on international arbitration and ADR at law schools for about 10 years.
Furthermore, he was awarded the honor of being named the Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2019 hosted by ALB (Asian Legal Business).

Mr. Mori graduated with an LL.B. from Keio University in 2001. He was admitted to practice law in Japan in 2002. He worked at the General Affairs Division, Quality-of-Life Policy Bureau, Cabinet Office from 2007 to 2009, in the Legal Compliance Office, General Affairs Division, Minister's Secretariat, Cabinet Office from 2008 to 2009, the Office for the Unification of Consumer Policy, Cabinet Secretariat from 2008 to 2009, and the Consumer Safety Division, Consumer Affairs Agency in 2009. He has taught mock civil litigation at the University of Tokyo, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics as an adjunct lecturer in 2006 and international arbitration and ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution), and civil law at Sophia Law School as an adjunct lecturer since 2010.

Education/Professional Experience

2001

Keio University (LL.B.)

2002-

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2006

Adjunct Lecturer, the University of Tokyo, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics (University of Tokyo, School of Law)

2007-2009

General Affairs Division, Quality-of-Life Policy Bureau, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan

2008-2009

Legal Compliance Office, General Affairs Division, Minister's Secretariat, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan

2008-2009

Office for the Unification of Consumer Policy, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan

2009

Consumer Safety Division, Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan

2010-present

Adjunct Lecturer, Sophia Law School

2012-present

Member, Research & Planning Committee, Japan ADR Association

2013-present

Arbitrator for Arbitration Center, Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

2014-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2019-present

Secretary, ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Center, Japan Federation of Bar Associations

2019-present

Member of the JCAA Mediation Rules Amendment and Established Review Board, Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA)

2019-present

Secretary, Civil Judicial Reform General Promotion Division, Japan Federation of Bar Associations

Seminars

November 14, 2017

Seminars

Product Safety Standards in Asia

April 5, 2017

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2017 Part 1 Personal Information and Data Protection Seminar "Latest Practical Trends on the Amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information in Europe and Japan and the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) in the EU"

December 13, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2016 Part 9 Amendment to the Civil Code Seminar "Contract Practice after the Amendment to the Civil Code"

Publications

July, 2019

Articles

Lexology Getting the Deal Through - Product Liability 2019 Japan (co-author)

May, 2019

Articles

Data protection in Japan

The In-House Lawyer, 2019 Spring Legal Briefings: Data Protection

May, 2019

Articles

Product recall/liability in Japan

The In-House Lawyer, 2019 Spring Legal Briefings: Product Liability

December, 2018

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Class Actions 2019 Japan (co-author)

July, 2018

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Product Liability 2018 Japan (co-author)

July, 2017

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Product Liability 2017 Japan (co-author)

July, 2016

Articles

Getting the Deal Through - Product Liability 2016 Japan (co-author)

September, 2015

Books

Social Media and Employment Law. An International Survey Chapter 18 Japan (co-author)

Kluwer Law International

July, 2015

Books

Best Practices of Risk and Crisis Management–Recent Practice Lessons from Actual Cases (Co-authors)

May, 2014

Articles

Japan's two-stage class actions

International Financial Law Review, May 2014 Japan Guide 2014

Topics

June 13, 2019

Awards

NO&T receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2019