|Tier 1- Japan|
|Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax|
|Ernst & Young Tax Co|
|PwC Tax Japan|
|Tier 2- Japan|
|Mori Hamada & Matsumoto|
|Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu|
|Nishimura & Asahi|
|Withers Japan, Zeirishi Houjin|
|Tier 3- Japan|
|Tokyo Kyodo Accounting Office|
|Tier 4- Japan|
|Kojima Law, Taxand Japan|
Atsushi Oishi is the head of the tax practice at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto. There are nine partners and eight other fee earners at the practice. Hirotaka Murakami joined the practice in March 2017.
The practice provides its corporate and individual clients with tax planning services. It is particularly strong in advising clients in M&A, corporate reorganisations and cross-border transactions. Mori Hamada & Matsumoto also has a wealth management practice that provides high-net-worth individuals with estate planning and related services.
The firm is experienced in handling tax disputes between the taxpayers and tax authorities. The practice advises clients at the tax investigation stage, enabling the development of the strategies that prepare the taxpayers for potential tax disputes.
In 2016, the practice advised UACJ Corporation, a Japanese aluminium manufacturer, on the acquisition of SRS Industries LLC, a US manufacturer of automotive aluminium structural materials. Oishi and Makoto Sakai assisted the client with due diligence, structuring and documentation.