1-1-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
Offices in Japan:
Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka
Bangkok, Beijing, Shanghai, Dubai, Hanoi, Hoh Chi Minh City, Jakarta1, Singapore, Yangon, Hong Kong2
1Associate Office 2Affiliate Office
Yo Ota <email@example.com>
Akihiro Hironaka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Nishimura & Asahi ("N&A"), which has approximately 500 Japanese lawyers (bengoshi), 50 foreign lawyers, tax counsel (zeirishi) and other professionals, is the largest law firm in Japan, and its practice areas cover all aspects of international and domestic business and corporate activities. N&A is particularly renowned for its expertise in dealing with various types of tax controversies, exemplified by its unparalleled track record of victories before the Japanese courts. Further, N&A develops and implements creative tax solutions and strategies for M&A transactions, group restructuring, financing arrangements, the development of financial products, and other complex transactions. N&A understands its clients' growing needs, and its fully integrated team of lawyers and professional staff are proud to share the same fundamental philosophy: An uncompromising commitment to excellence.
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The tax practice at Nishimura & Asahi comprises lawyers and tax accountants. The practice advises clients on international taxation matters. These matters include restructuring, M&A and tax investigations.
Other services that the practice offers its clients include tax planning and tax counselling. Nishimura & Ashi assists its clients with tax disputes with the tax authorities, and the practice submits legal opinions in objection proceedings to reverse decisions taken by tax authorities. The firm's tax accountants and lawyers work together to try and obtain a favourable outcome for its clients.
Yasutaka Nishikori is a partner and one of his areas of specialisation is international taxation. His experience includes advising clients on international financial transactions. Nishikori helps the practice's clients with tax issues concerning structuring transactions. He also assists in tax disputes. In 2013, Nishikori was a member of the Japanese government's Expert Committee on Anti-Tax Haven Legislation and Intangible Assets. He has published several legal articles and is a lecturer.