Japan: Product Liability Defence 2018

Our research into the Japanese product liability defence space sees four individuals highlighted for their impressive work in the field. They provide immense expertise on matters relating to automobiles and pharmaceuticals, with practitioners assisting both domestic and international clients on a range of issues.

Nishimura & Asahi’s Akihiro Hironaka boasts “a great reputation” in the Japanese market according to sources, who highlight his first-rate practice that provides clients with specialist insight into the automotive industry.

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Yoshihiro Takatori enjoys a leading reputation in the jurisdiction for his excellent work in the field. He has a highly international practice, with expertise handling cross-border product liability litigation relating to a range of industries.

At Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Junichi Ikeda provides clients with over 15 years' dedicated experience in the product liability field, with an impressive wealth of insight on matters concerning B2B product defect disputes.

Mikio Tanaka at City-Yuwa Partners is an outstanding lawyer who provides extensive expertise on matters relating to medical devices, automobiles and machinery.

Back to top

Follow us on LinkedIn

News & Features

Community News



Pro Bono

Corporate Counsel

Women in Law

Future Leaders

Research Reports

Practice Areas


The Who's Who Legal 100


Special Reports



About Us

Research Schedule

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2019 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK