AI-EI Law Firm

Tokyo, Japan
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    Major Achievements 
    Advised MOJ and MOFA on an investment arbitration case against the Government of Japan based on the Hong Kong, China SAR - Japan Bilateral Investment Treaty 
    Advised MOJ and MOFA on WTO dispute settlement cases in which Japan was a party or a third party (DS600: European Union and certain Member states — Certain measures concerning palm oil and oil palm crop-based biofuels and others) 
    Advised MOFA on the negotiation of the Modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty 
    Helped MOFA negotiate Bilateral Investment Treaties with countries in Central Asia, the Caucasus region, and Latin America 
    Represented investors in a suit in capital funds established under the law of the Cayman Islands Represented cooperative association members in a suit pursuing the liability of the directors 

    Professional Values and Law Firm Culture

    2021 - 2022 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Deputy Director, Economic Dispute Settlement Division, International Legal Affairs Bureau (concurrently served)
    2020 - 2022 Ministry of Justice of Japan Attorney, International Justice Proceedings Support Office, Litigation Bureau
    2017 - 2018 Lecturer, Tokyo Metropolitan University Law School
    2014 - 2018 Tokyo Metropolitan Law Firm
    2013 - 2018 Lecturer, Tokyo Rissho Junior College
    2013 - 2014 Hibiya Minami Law Office
    2013 - 2015 Lecturer, Seikei University Law School
    2010 - 2013 Shin Ginza Law Office

    Expertise and professional education

    2020 Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. in International Legal Studies with Certificate in International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution)

    2009 Tokyo Metropolitan University Law School (J.D.)

    2007 Hitotsubashi University (LL.B.) 


    Admitted in Japan (2010) 
    Admitted in New York (2021) 

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