With one of the largest legal teams in Japan, we bring a wealth of practical knowledge focused on the singular purpose of providing high quality legal services.


Our lawyers have authored or co-authored a number of newsletters, articles, books and other materials covering a wide range of legal areas to address the latest legal developments and increasingly diverse and complex issues.


We regularly hold seminars and offer lectures through various formats, such as online streaming.


Medical, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

With expertise in, and knowledge of, Japanese pharmaceutical, medical device, food, medical, research and other various life sciences related regulations, we provide high-quality legal services to international and domestic pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers, medical data and digital health businesses, drug wholesalers and retailers, medical and pharmaceutical service providers, food and beverages companies, as well as laboratories, research institutions, and other businesses related to the health and lives of people and other living things in the broad life sciences sector, including regenerative medicine products.

Based on our specialized knowledge and knowhow of the relevant regulations, we advise on and assist with a wide variety of regulatory matters, including regulatory interpretation and compliance issues, communication and interaction with Japanese regulatory authorities, clinical trials and clinical research, drug examinations, licenses and permits, NHI price listings, advertisements and promotional activities, as well as recalls, regulatory inspections, crisis management and internal investigations for potential misconduct or violations.

By utilizing our extensive knowledge and experience with respect to corporate, M&A, intellectual property, antitrust and competition, dispute resolution, cyber security, data protection and privacy, finance, real estate, labor law and other various business laws, we provide a wide range of services (including deal structuring, due diligence, contract drafting/negotiations and dispute resolution) in connection with various business activities related to the life sciences sector, such as mergers and acquisitions, alliances, licensing, business startups, facilities construction, financing and other commercial transactions.

Medical, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Related Awards

Medical, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Related Topics

Medical, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Related Seminars

Medical, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Related Publications