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High evaluation received in the 2023 Edition of “The Best Lawyers in Japan” and “The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan”

132 lawyers from Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu ("NO&T") were included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan (Top Listed National Award).

In addition, NO&T received "Law Firm of the Year" in the categories of Insolvency and Reorganization Law and the following six lawyers were selected as "Lawyer of the Year" in each practice area.

Minoru Ota: Energy Law
Yoshimi Ohara: International Arbitration
Taku Umezawa: Financial Institution Regulatory Law
Hiroto Inoue: Real Estate Law
Akemi Suzuki: Privacy and Data Security Law
Kensuke Suzuki: Investment and Investment Funds

Also, Ayumi Fukuhara was listed in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan.

For more details, please refer to the Best Lawyers website.

Best Lawyers in Japan

Antitrust / Competition Law
Jun Naitoh, Kaoru Hattori, Koki Yanagisawa, Yoshitoshi Imoto, Yusuke Kaeriyama, Ryohei Tanaka

Arbitration and Mediation
Jun Naitoh, Hisaya Kimura, Yoshimi Ohara, Naoki Iguchi, Hironobu Tsukamoto, Oki Mori, Takayuki Fujii

Asset Finance Law
Satoshi Inoue, Naohiro Nishimura

Banking and Finance Law
Minoru Ota, Fumihide Sugimoto, Takao Higuchi, Satoshi Inoue, Shinichi Matsui, Hiroyuki Ishizuka, Jiro Mikami, Motohiro Yanagawa, Taku Umezawa, Terukazu Katsuyama, Kazuya Ogawa, Hironori Matsuo, Yoshifumi Shimoda

Capital Markets Law
Hidetaka Mihara, Fumihide Sugimoto, Satoshi Inoue, Miyuki Ishiguro, Hiroyuki Ishizuka, Masaki Konishi, Masatsura Kadota, Shinichi Araki, Atsushi Yamashita, Kazuya Ogawa, Sosuke Kimura, Motoki Saito, Yuichi Miyashita

Construction Law
Naoki Iguchi

Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Kazuo Ohtake, Tohru Nakajima, Kenichi Fujinawa, Hisaya Kimura, Ryuji Sakai, Soichiro Uno, Seiichiro Umeno, Hiroki Inoue, Hiroshi Mitoma, Kenji Utsumi, Yuko Tamai, Kazuo Mizutani, Kei Asatsuma, Tomohiko Iwasaki, Kayo Takigawa, Shimizu Tsuyoshi, Soichiro Fujiwara, Kei Okubo, Ryo Okubo, Kensuke Suzuki, Atsushi Yamashita, Shuichi Nishimura, Yasuhiro Kasahara, Kosuke Hamaguchi, Tomohiro Okawa, Kohei Mano, Shunsuke Minowa, Axel Kuhlmann

Corporate Governance and Compliance Practice
Hideaki Kobayashi, Hisaya Kimura, Fumihide Sugimoto, Jun Kanda, Takayoshi Tao, Tsuyoshi Shimizu, Yosuke Kanegae, Tatsuya Okano, Keiji Tokujiya, Yoshihiko Matake, Kosuke Hamaguchi, Takashi Suzuki, Kiyoshi Sudo, Kazuaki Nishida, Daisuke Fukamizu, Kazuki Tahara, Tomohiro Hen, Atsushi Iritani, Stephen Price

Criminal Defense
Toshihiko Itami, Hideaki Kobayashi, Jun Naitoh, Hisaya Kimura

Energy Law
Minoru Ota, Jiro Mikami, Naoki Iguchi

Financial Institution Regulatory Law
Fumihide Sugimoto, Satoshi Inoue, Taku Umezawa, Kensuke Suzuki, Atsushi Sakai, Ohki Mizuno, Hideaki Suda

Fintech Practice
Taku Umezawa, Keiji Tonomura

Information Technology Law
Yoshimi Ohara, Takahiro Yamauchi, Kenji Tosaki, Keiji Tonomura

Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Nobuaki Kobayashi, Satoshi Inoue, Takahiro Yamauchi, Jiro Mikami, Yosuke Kanegae, Hiroshi Tago, Yutaka Kuroda, Takashi Suzuki, Tomohiro Okawa

Insurance Law
Keitaro Oshimo

Intellectual Property Law
Kazuo Ohtake, Takahiro Yamauchi, Kenji Tosaki, Shunji Matsuda, Shinsuke Hiratsu

International Arbitration
Yoshimi Ohara, Hiroki Aoki

International Business Transactions
Soichiro Uno, Hiroki Inoue, Yuko Tamai, Satoshi Moriguchi, Kayo Takigawa, Motohiro Yanagawa, Hironobu Tsukamoto, Junji Yamanaka, Ryo Okubo, Akemi Suzuki, Hiroshi Tago, Kazuo Tsuiki, Yoshitoshi Imoto, Motohisa Nakagawa, Nobuo Fukui, Masanori Kawai, Shohei Sasaki, Keigo Sawayama, Yoshikazu Hasegawa, Yutaka Sakashita, Stephen Price

Investment and Investment Funds
Hiroyuki Ishizuka, Masatsura Kadota, Keiko Shimizu, Kensuke Suzuki, Shu Sasaki

Labor and Employment Law
Masahiro Matsuoka, Jun Kanda, Norimitsu Arai, Hironobu Tsukamoto, Satoshi Hosokawa

Life Sciences Practice
Kenji Utsumi, Kensuke Suzuki

Litigation
Jun Naitoh, Hisaya Kimura, Seiichiro Umeno, Masahiro Matsuoka, Jun Kanda, Norimitsu Arai, Kenji Tosaki, Hironobu Tsukamoto, Koki Yanagisawa, Atsushi Yamashita, Eriko Ogata, Hiroyuki Ebisawa

Privacy and Data Security Law
Akemi Suzuki

Private Equity, Private Funds and Venture Capital Law
Hiroki Inoue, Hiroshi Mitoma, Kei Asatsuma, Tomohiko Iwasaki, Masaki Konishi, Soichiro Fujiwara, Ryo Okubo, Takashi Miyazaki, Hiromi Hattori

Product Liability Litigation
Junichi Ikeda

Project Finance and Development Practice
Takao Higuchi, Shinichi Matsui, Jiro Mikami, Rintaro Hirano, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Shinichiro Horaguchi, Yoshifumi Shimoda, Yutaro Fujimoto

Real Estate Law
Mami Ikebukuro, Shunpei Tanaka, Naohiro Nishimura, Kenji Utsumi, Jiro Mikami, Hiroto Inoue, Makoto Saito, Kiyoshi Honda, Yoshinobu Koyama, Shinichiro Horaguchi, Yoshifumi Shimoda, Shunsuke Minowa

Structured Finance Law
Mami Ikebukuro, Shunpei Tanaka, Satoshi Inoue, Ichiro Oya, Naohiro Nishimura, Masayuki Fukuda, Fumiaki Ishii, Nobuyoshi Inujima, Motohiro Yanagawa, Takashi Tsukioka, Rintaro Hirano, Hideaki Suda, Shinichiro Horaguchi

Tax Law
Shigeki Minami, Yushi Hegawa, Takashi Saida, Koichiro Yoshimura, Tsutomu Endo

Trade Law
Mitsuo Matsushita

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan

Antitrust / Competition Law
Ayumi Fukuhara

Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Ayumi Fukuhara

Lawyers

Hisaya Kimura, Ryuji Sakai, Hidetaka Mihara, Minoru Ota, Mami Ikebukuro, Soichiro Uno, Seiichiro Umeno, Keitaro Oshimo, Fumihide Sugimoto, Shunpei Tanaka, Takao Higuchi, Satoshi Inoue, Hiroki Inoue, Shinichi Matsui, Miyuki Ishiguro, Ichiro Oya, Yoshimi Ohara, Masahiro Matsuoka, Hiroyuki Ishizuka, Jun Kanda, Naohiro Nishimura, Hiroshi Mitoma, Kenji Utsumi, Yuko Tamai, Norimitsu Arai, Takayoshi Tao, Masayuki Fukuda, Kazuo Mizutani, Junichi Ikeda, Satoshi Moriguchi, Takahiro Yamauchi, Kei Asatsuma, Tomohiko Iwasaki, Masaki Konishi, Kayo Takigawa, Kaoru Hattori, Jiro Mikami, Shigeki Minami, Nobuyoshi Inujima, Masatsura Kadota, Keiko Shimizu, Tsuyoshi Shimizu, Kenji Tosaki, Soichiro Fujiwara, Shunji Matsuda, Motohiro Yanagawa, Taku Umezawa, Takashi Tsukioka, Yushi Hegawa, Naoki Iguchi, Hiroto Inoue, Kei Okubo, Ryo Okubo, Yosuke Kanegae, Takashi Saida, Makoto Saito, Akemi Suzuki, Kensuke Suzuki, Hiroshi Tago, Kazuo Tsuiki, Hironobu Tsukamoto, Junji Yamanaka, Shinichi Araki, Yutaka Kuroda, Atsushi Sakai, Rintaro Hirano, Kiyoshi Honda, Koki Yanagisawa, Atsushi Yamashita, Yoshitoshi Imoto, Terukazu Katsuyama, Takashi Miyazaki, Oki Mori, Tatsuya Okano, Motohisa Nakagawa, Nobuo Fukui, Eriko Ogata, Yusuke Kaeriyama, Keiji Tokujiya, Takayuki Fujii, Yoshihiko Matake, Ohki Mizuno, Kazuya Ogawa, Masanori Kawai, Shohei Sasaki, Keigo Sawayama, Shuichi Nishimura, Hironori Matsuo, Hiroyuki Ebisawa, Yasuhiro Kasahara, Yoshinobu Koyama, Hideaki Suda, Yoshikazu Hasegawa, Kosuke Hamaguchi, Shinsuke Hiratsu, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Satoshi Hosokawa, Shinichiro Horaguchi, Hiroki Aoki, Sosuke Kimura, Motoki Saito, Yutaka Sakashita, Yoshifumi Shimoda, Takashi Suzuki, Kiyoshi Sudo, Ryohei Tanaka, Keiji Tonomura, Koichiro Yoshimura, Tomohiro Okawa, Shu Sasaki, Kazuaki Nishida, Hiromi Hattori, Daisuke Fukamizu, Yutaro Fujimoto, Kohei Mano, Shunsuke Minowa, Kazuki Tahara, Tsutomu Endo, Yuichi Miyashita, Axel Kuhlmann, Tomohiro Hen, Ayumi Fukuhara, Kazuo Ohtake, Hideaki Kobayashi, Tohru Nakajima, Kenichi Fujinawa, Jun Naitoh, Nobuaki Kobayashi, Toshihiko Itami, Mitsuo Matsushita, Atsushi Iritani, Stephen Price
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