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Global Leader

Life Sciences – Regulatory 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Kensuke Suzuki is a top-tier lawyer, held in high esteem among sources for his in-depth knowledge of regulation across the life sciences sector. 

Biography

Kensuke Suzuki is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. He represents both domestic and international clients, with a special focus on cross-border transactions, with respect to pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare business, M&A and corporate transactions, fund formation and management, and financial regulations. With expert knowledge of the Japanese pharmaceutical, medical device, food, medical and other various healthcare-related regulations, he advises international and domestic pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers, food and beverages companies, as well as medical institutions and other healthcare-related businesses. He assists with a wide variety of regulatory matters, including regulatory interpretation and compliance issues, communication and interaction with Japanese regulatory authorities, clinical trials, licences and permits, NHI price listings, advertisements, as well as recalls, crisis management and investigations.

He also provides a wide range of advice (including deal structuring, due diligence, and contract drafting/negotiations) in connection with various business activities involving pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare-related companies/institutions, such as mergers and acquisitions, alliances, business startups, financing, licensing and other commercial transactions.

He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LLB, 1999) and Stanford Law School (LLM, 2006). He was admitted to the Japan Bar in 2000 and worked as visiting attorney at Kirkland & Ellis (Chicago) from 2006 to 2007. He also worked at the Financial Services Agency of Japan from 2007 to 2009, where he worked on various Japanese financial regulation reforms. He served as a special adviser to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare from 2014 to 2015. He is fluent in Japanese and English.

For further information please visit http://www.noandt.com/data/lawyer/index/id/2745/.

National Leader

Japan - Life Sciences 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Kensuke Suzuki regularly represents domestic and multinational clients in cross-border transactions and advises a broad range of companies in the life sciences sector on financial regulations.

Biography

Kensuke Suzuki is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. He represents both domestic and international clients, with a special focus on cross-border transactions, with respect to pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare business, M&A and corporate transactions, fund formation and management, and financial regulations. With expert knowledge of the Japanese pharmaceutical, medical device, food, medical and other various healthcare-related regulations, he advises international and domestic pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers, food and beverages companies, as well as medical institutions and other healthcare-related businesses. He assists with a wide variety of regulatory matters, including regulatory interpretation and compliance issues, communication and interaction with Japanese regulatory authorities, clinical trials, licences and permits, NHI price listings, advertisements, as well as recalls, crisis management and investigations.

He also provides a wide range of advice (including deal structuring, due diligence, and contract drafting/negotiations) in connection with various business activities involving pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare-related companies/institutions, such as mergers and acquisitions, alliances, business startups, financing, licensing and other commercial transactions.

He is a graduate of the University of Tokyo (LLB, 1999) and Stanford Law School (LLM, 2006). He was admitted to the Japan Bar in 2000 and worked as visiting attorney at Kirkland & Ellis (Chicago) from 2006 to 2007. He also worked at the Financial Services Agency of Japan from 2007 to 2009, where he worked on various Japanese financial regulation reforms. He served as a special adviser to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare from 2014 to 2015. He is fluent in Japanese and English.

For further information please visit http://www.noandt.com/data/lawyer/index/id/2745/.

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