Junko Suetomi

Junko Suetomi
Ark Hills Sengokuyama Mori Tower 28th Floor
1-9-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku
+81 3 5157 2954


Who's Who Legal Japan - Trade & Customs

Junko Suetomi is a counsel in Baker McKenzie’s Tokyo office and handles the firm's international trade and dispute resolution practice. Ms Suetomi focuses her practice on commercial and trade laws and regulations, WTO dispute settlement, civil and criminal litigation, antitrust law, bankruptcy law and general corporate law. She has extensive experience advising clients on issues involving trade remedy matters such as an anti-dumping and countervailing duties; import restrictions; customs matters; export control and sanctions; tariff treatment and FTA/EPA applications; and public procurements, among others.

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Ms Suetomi worked in the WTO dispute settlement division and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ economics bureau. She has served as a court-appointed defense attorney in many criminal cases. Ms Suetomi has co-authored numerous publications related to her practice. Ms Suetomi is vice chair of the human rights committee of the Tokyo Bar Association. She delivers lectures at Waseda University, and is a member of the Japan Association of International Economic Law.

Ms Suetomi has been admitted to practise in Japan and New York state. She received her LLB from Tokyo University and Kyushu University, and her LLM from New York University School of Law and Cornell Law School. She has completed judicial training at the Legal Training and Research and Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan.

WWL says: Junko Suetomi has a strong reputation in both the domestic and international market for her excellent knowledge of matters concerning WTO disputes, as well as her adept handling of anti-dumping matters and import restrictions.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Japan which can be purchased from our Shop.

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