Firm name Kawai Law Offices
Address Ginza 7 Building, 9th Floor
15-11 Ginza 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
TEL +81-3-6226-4133 (Main)
FAX +81-3-6226-4134
Founding partner Nobuyuki Kawai
(Mr.) Nobuyuki Kawai
Attorney-at-law, admitted in Japan and New York State
1994 Worked for Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
1995 Passed the Japanese Bar Association
1996 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
1998 Admitted to Japanese Bar
1998 Joined Kashiwagi Sogo Law Offices, Tokyo, Japan (associate)
2003-2004 Worked for Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, New York, U.S.A. (foreign trainee)
2004 Admitted to New York State Bar
2004 Joined Hibiya Park Law Offices, Tokyo, Japan (senior associate)
2008 Joined Soga Uryu & Itoga, Tokyo, Japan (partner)
2011 Established Kawai Law Offices, Tokyo, Japan (founding partner)
1994 Graduated from University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)
2003 Graduated from New York University School of Law (LL.M.)
Japan Bar Association, Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Corporate (Merger and Acquisitions and other commercial transactions), Labor and Employment, Dispute Resolutions (Domestic and international litigation, mediation and arbitration), Intellectual Property (copyright, trademark, trade secret and unfair competition)
“New Campanies Act, Questions & Answers” (co-author) (Seibunsha, 2005) “
Intellectual Property Laws Glossary Handbook” (co-author) (Seibunsha, 2006)
“Preparation practice and Q&A of shareholders’ meeting (2008)” (co-author) (Chuo-keizaisha, 2008)
“Legal practice of share exchange and share transfer” (editor and co-author) (Chuo-keizaisha, 2009)
- In addition to the above independent books, there are several legal articles published in Japanese legal magazines.
Japanese (native), English (fluent)