Hideki Thurgood Kanoh

Hideki Thurgood Kanoh
Otemachi Park Building
1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
+81 3 6775 1071
+81 3 6775 2071


Who's Who Legal Japan - Labour & Employment

Hideki Thurgood Kanoh is an equity partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, and leads the labour and employment practice in Japan. Thurgood has, since 1995, been devoting his practice exclusively to the area of labour and employment on behalf of both non-Japanese and Japanese multinational companies, advising them on all aspects of labour and employment.

His expertise covers collective labour matters, including collective bargaining sessions with labour unions, concerted activities (strike, picketing, and so on) of labour unions; individual employment matters, including dismissal and voluntary resignation, disciplinary actions, internal transfers, external secondment, employment of mature candidates and disabled people, establishment of wage payment systems and retirement benefit systems, implementation of pay-per-performance systems, sexual harassment, bullying, mental health, occupational safety and health, preparation of and amendment to work rules of employment, preparation of employment contracts, fixed-term employment contracts, executive service agreements, job candidate screening and interviewing, prevention of infringement of corporate data by employees, companies’ protection and transfer of employees’ data, companies’ rights subsisting in employees’ invention or works of authorship, whistle-blowing, hiring of non-japanese workers and their residence permits, etc; labour insurance, social insurance and pension plans, including workers’ accident compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, health insurance, welfare pension insurance, defined contribution pension plan, defined benefit pension plan, etc; and labour and employment-related dispute resolution and litigation, including labour/employment-related litigation, employment tribunal dispute resolution, unfair labour practices rectification procedures, etc.

Thurgood graduated from the University of Tokyo and Cornell Law School. He is the author of Japanese Labour & Employment Law and Practice (Daiichi-Hoki).

WWL says: Hideki Thurgood Kanoh is recognised internationally for his outstanding skills in litigation and alternative dispute resolution matters.

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