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Yoshimi Ohara

Yoshimi Ohara

Partner

Tokyo Office

Yoshimi Ohara

Yoshimi Ohara

Partner

Tokyo Office

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Yoshimi Ohara

Ms. Ohara is a Partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. Her practice focuses on international arbitration, international complex litigation and mediation. She represents both domestic and foreign clients in international arbitration in various venues under the rules of the ICC, AAA/ICDR, SIAC and JCAA. With a strong corporate and IP background, she has extensive experience in dealing with disputes covering a wide range of subjects, including joint ventures, M&A, energy, construction, technology transfer, intellectual property, shipping, sales and distribution. Ms. Ohara also serves as an arbitrator in international arbitration. She has contributed to shaping soft law in international arbitration through IBA activities.

1990
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
1992 -
Nagashima & Ohno (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)
1996
Harvard Law School (LL.M.)
1996
Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, D.C.
1999 - 2000
Intellectual property department of a leading electronics manufacturer in Japan
2003 - 2004
Foley & Lardner LLP, Washington, D.C.
2008 - present
Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
2010 - present
Court member, LCIA
2011
Member, IBA Task Force on Professional Conduct of Counsel in International Arbitration
2013 -
May 2015
Vice President, LCIA
2013
Member, IBA Conflicts of Interest Subcommittee
2013
Working Group Member, IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Group
2014 - present
Adjunct Lecturer, Keio University Law School
2015 - 2016
Co - chair, IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Group
Jul 2015 -
Jun 2021
Vice President, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Jun 2016 -
May 2019
Asia Pacific Users' Council President, LCIA
2017 - present
Board member, Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
Apr 2018 -
present
Governing Board member, International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
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