Nishimura & Asahi

Japan

Address:
Otemon Tower, 1-1-2 Otemachi
Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8124
Japan

+81 3 6250 6200


Key contacts:

Partner : Yo Ota
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Partner : Akihiro Hironaka
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Partner : Tsuyoshi Ito
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Quick facts:

Network memberships: Lex Mundi
Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, French, Portuguese, Indonesian, German, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, Filipino, Malay, Taiwanese, Burmese, Catalan, Cebuano, Gaelic, Swedish


Japan’s Largest International Law Firm
Nishimura & Asahi is Japan’s largest law firm, covering tax matters in all aspects of domestic and international business and corporate activity. The firm has over 700 Japanese and foreign lawyers--including a former Japanese Supreme Court Justice and scholars—and employs more than 700 support staff, including tax accountants, patent attorneys, senior Japanese and foreign business support professionals, and paralegals.

The Highest Global Standards
Many attorneys and staff at the firm speak other foreign languages and have advanced international law degrees and bar admissions — with experience working at top global law firms. Nishimura & Asahi has also established strong professional relationships with the most eminent law firms worldwide, enabling the firm to focus on international corporate and financial transactions, advising both Japanese and foreign clients at the highest international standards.

Cutting-Edge Business Issues
Nishimura & Asahi works with the most prominent Japanese and global corporations, to find novel solutions for its industries’ most innovative changes and disruptive challenges. We are particularly renowned for our expertise in dealing with various types of tax controversies, exemplified by our unparalleled track record of victories before the Japanese courts. Furthermore, we develop and implement creative tax solutions and strategies for M&A transactions, group restructuring, financing arrangements, the development of financial products, and other complex transactions.

Commitment To Excellence
Through the enhancement of professional and organisational synergies — a result of the firm’s expansion — an unprecedented level of client service is made possible in highly specialised and complex areas of commercial law. Nishimura & Asahi 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.

International Presence
With the continued expansion of international presence and clientele, the firm has four domestic and 14 overseas offices. Through the firm’s domestic and global networks, Nishimura & Asahi is ideally placed to provide clients with a borderless one-stop service, from Japan to the world.

Corporate tax matters
Restructuring
Transactions
M&A
Environmental
Financial services
Corporate taxes
Cryptocurrency

Dispute resolution
Audit defence
Audit support
Competition/anti-trust cases
Dispute resolution
Pre-litigation
Litigation
Arbitration
Controversy management
State aid

Tax advisory
Tax consulting
International tax advisory
US Inbound
US Outbound

Indirect tax
VAT
GST
Customs
Supply chains

Other

JAPAN
TOKYO
Tel: +81 3 6250 6200 Email: info@nishimura.com
NAGOYA
Tel: +81 52 533 2590 Email: info_nagoya@nishimura.com
OSAKA
Tel: +81 6 6366 3013 Email: info_osaka@nishimura.com
FUKUOKA
Tel: +81 92 717 7300 Email: info_fukuoka@nishimura.com

CHINA
BEIJING
Tel: +86 10 8588 8600 Email: info_beijing@nishimura.com
SHANGHAI
Tel: +86 21 6171 3748 Email: info_shanghai@nishimura.com

GERMANY
FRANKFURT
Tel: +49 069 870 077 620 Email: info_europe@eml.nishimura.com
DÜSSELDORF
Tel: +49 0211 5403 9512 Email: info_europe@eml.nishimura.com

HONG KONG
HONG KONG (AFFILIATE OFFICE)
Tel: +852 2336 8586 Email: s.okada@nishimura.com

INDONESIA
JAKARTA (ASSOCIATE OFFICE)
Walalangi & Partners
Tel: +62 21 5080 8600 Email: info@wplaws.com
JAKARTA (ASSOCIATE OFFICE)
Rosetini & Partners
Tel: +62 21 2933 3617 Email: info_jakarta@nishimura.com

MYANMAR
YANGON
Tel: +95 1 8382632 Email: info_yangon@nishimura.com

SINGAPORE
SINGAPORE
Tel: +65 6922 7670 Email: info_singapore@nishimura.com

TAIWAN
TAIPEI
Tel: +886 2 8729 7900 Email: info_taipei@nishimura.com

THAILAND
BANGKOK
SCL Nishimura & Asahi Limited
Tel: +66 2 126 9100 Email: info_bangkok@nishimura.com

UAE
DUBAI
Tel: +971 4 386 3456 Email: info_dubai@nishimura.com

USA
NEW YORK
Tel: +1 212 830 1600 Email: info_ny@nishimura.com

VIETNAM
HANOI
Tel: +84 24 3946 0870 Email: info_hcmc@nishimura.com
HO CHI MINH CITY
Tel: +84 28 3821 4432 Email: info_hanoi@nishimura.com