In this chapter we recognise the top five labour and employment practitioners in the Japanese market for their experience and expertise advising clients on a wide range of matters, including labour disputes, pension structures and labour union issues.
Most highly regarded
At Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Kazutoshi Kakuyama is a labour specialist who is roundly lauded for his impressive work connected to corporate restructurings.
Hideki Thurgood Kanoh is “an expert in the labour market” who stands out for his sterling advice to clients on health and safety matters, including the management of major workplace incidents.
Nobuhito Sawasaki is a well-established figure in the market, highlighted for his significant expertise in employment litigation.
At Ushijima & Partners, Shin Ushijima enjoys a stellar reputation among sources thanks to his expert advice to domestic and international clients on labour and M&A-related matters.
Shione Kinoshita at Daiichi Fuyo Law Office “is very famous in this area” according to impressed peers who celebrate her extensive knowledge of collective bargaining agreements and employment litigation.