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Advisor

Yasunobu Sato

Yasunobu Sato

Admitted to bar

1984, Japan

Languages

Japanese, English (Limited French, Chinese and Vietnamese)

Contact

TEL : +81-3-6889-7104
FAX : +81-3-6889-8104

Practice Areas

International Arbitration, Asia, Vietnam

Biography

Yasunobu Sato is an advisor at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and is a professor at the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Program on Human Security. He has practised law in Japan, the United States and Europe. Mr. Sato worked for refugee protection, peace keeping/building and law & judicial reform as a legal official with the following international organizations:UNHCR as legal officer in Australia, UNTAC as human rights officer in Cambodia and EBRD as counsel in London. He has represented the Peace-Building Study Groups since 2002 and been a member of the Council of the Center of International Assistance for Judicial Reform, the Committee of International Relations, Japan Federation of Bar Associations since 2006.

Education/Professional Experience

1982

Waseda University (B.A. in Political Science)

1984-1988

Attorney-at law, Sato Law Office, Takahashi Law Office

1989

Harvard Law School (LL.M.)

1988-1991

Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York and Washington, D.C.; Loef Claeys Verbeke, Amsterdam and Brussels

1991-1993

Legal Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); Human Rights Officer, United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC)

1993-1999

Senior Associate, Mitsui, Yasuda, Wani & Maeda (Counsel, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), 1995-1997)

2000

University of London (PhD. in Law)

1999-2000

Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University

2000-2005

Professor, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University

2004-present

Professor, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

2006-present

Advisor, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Seminars

December 8, 2016

Seminars

Network Governance for Access to Justice in Asia: New Paradigm for Solution of Refugee Crisis

December 8, 2016

Seminars

Working Smart in Second Generation Rule of Law Assistance – Lessons Learned & Promising Tools for Sustainable Reform

September 8, 2016

Seminars

Human Rights and business in Myanmar – a case study

November 30, 2015

NO&T Seminars

The State of Dispute Prevention and Resolution in Vietnam

November 4, 2010

Seminars

Japan Federation of Bar Association's CSR Guideline and Pro Bono

October 22, 2007

NO&T Seminars

Legal Environment for Investment in Vietnam after her WTO Accession

Publications

July, 2009

Articles

How to deal with corruption in transitional and developing economies: A Vietnamese Case Study

Journal of Financial Crime Volume 16 Issue 3 (July 2009) pp.16-3

March, 2008

Articles

Hybrid Dispute Processing in Japan: Linking Arbitration with Conciliation

Vijay K Bhatia et al (eds) "Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems" pp.53-74

April, 2005

Articles

The New Arbitration Law in Japan: Will it cause changes in Japanese Conciliatory Arbitration Practices?

Journal of International Arbitration, Vol. 22, No. 2 (April 2005) pp.141-148

April, 2003

Articles

The Recent Development of ADR in Vietnam (1)-(4)

JCA Journal Nos. Oct. 2002-April 2003

March, 2003

Articles

Dispute Processing and Law in Vietnam towards Market Economy

Dispute Resolution System in Asian countries (Kobayashi & Imaizumi eds.)

August, 2001

Books

"Commercial Dispute Processing and Japan" (Co-author)

Kluwer Law International

July, 2001

Articles

Hybrid Dispute Processing

APEC Discussion Paper No.39

February, 2000

Articles

Cultural Conflict in Dispute Processing under Globalisation: International Cooperation for Legal Aid in Asia

APEC Discussion Paper No.36

September, 1997

Articles

Financing Infrastructure Projects in Central and Eastern Europe

European Financial Services Law, September 1997

January, 1997

Articles

Lessons from UNTAC Human Rights Operation

Technology and Development, No.10