Japan: Labour & Employment 2017

Four exceptional lawyers are highlighted in this chapter for their strong expertise and experience in labour and employment issues both at the national and international level. 

ANDERSON MORI & TOMOTSUNE boasts the foremost labour and employment team in the country, achieving an impressive three listings this year.
The “excellent” Kazutoshi Kakuyama is widely recognised as a leading labour and employment law expert and is praised internationally for his “superb client skills”.
Hideki Thurgood Kanoh possesses more than 20 years’ experience in the field and focuses his first-rate practice on advising multinational companies on all aspects of labour and employment. He is also praised by sources for his outstanding dispute resolution work.
Nobuhito Sawasaki advises both national and international clients on a wide array of employment and labour issues, including redundancy and employee benefit schemes. He is commended by peers for his exceptional knowledge of information privacy law.

Shin Ushijima at USHIJIMA & PARTNERS is a highly respected practitioner with extensive knowledge of labour and employment law. He is noted in particular for his adept handling of related disputes. 

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