Shimuta International Law Firm 

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The partner of this law firm has practiced at both local and international law firms, and also as a general counsel of an asset management company. This law firm examines client problems from various points of view, and arrives at the best solution for the client.

This law firm can also provide advice to clients through networks with lawyers around the world.

Attorney Profile

Hiroshi Shimuta

Education
Georgetown University Law Center Washington D.C.
Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Business and Economic Law
Relevant Courses: International Business Transactions, International Project Finance and Investment,
Law and Foreign Investment in China, International Bankruptcy
The University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan
Bachelor of Laws

Professional Experience
Shimuta Law Firm Fukuoka, Japan
Principal Attorney October 2013 – Present
Fukuoka Realty Co., Ltd. Fukuoka, Japan
Part-time Director June 2007 – Present
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer April 2004 – May 2007
Nishimura & Asahi Tokyo, Japan
Associate, Attorney at Law June 2007 – June 2012
Shimuta Law Firm Fukuoka, Japan
Principal Attorney December 2003 – May 2007
Shindo Law Firm Fukuoka, Japan
Associate, Attorney at Law October 2000 – December 2003

Other Information
Bar Admission: Japan, 2000, New York, 2014
Publication: Real Estate Investment Trust (Co-Author), Minjiho-Kenkyukai, June 2012
Other Information: Licensed as a Chief Real Estate Broker under the Japanese Real Estate Brokerage Law since February 2007

 


 

Maki Sonoda

 

Education
Kyushu University Law School, Fukuoka, Japan
Juris Doctor
Seinan Gakuin University, Division of International Relations Laws, Fukuoka, Japan
Bachelor of Laws


Professional Experience
Shimuta Law Firm, Fukuoka, Japan
Attorney at law, April 2017 – Present
Yorozu Law Group, California, United States of America
Practical trainee(Foreign attorney)July 2016 – March 2017
Kyushu University, International Legal Office, Fukuoka, Japan
General Counsel, January 2015 – March 2016
Mizuho Law Firm, Fukuoka, Japan
Attorney at law, June 2014 – March 2017
Sato& Hayashi Law Firm, Fukuoka, Japan
Attorney at Law, December 2009 –June 2014

Other Information
Bar Admission: Japan, 2009

 


 

Keishi Kuma

Education
Kyushu University Law School, Fukuoka, Japan
Juris Doctor

Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Bachelor of Laws

Professional Experience
Shimuta Law Firm, Fukuoka, Japan
Attorney at law, January 2016– Present
Wakakusu Law Firm, Saga, Japan
Attorney at law, January 2014 – December 2015

Other Information
Bar Admission: Japan, 2014

Practice Area

For Individuals
Estate planning and Will/ Family laws (Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Paternity) /Property Management for Senior Citizens / Personal Injury (Traffic Accidents, Medical Malpractice) / Real Estate (Purchase and Sale, Leasing (Lessor and Lessee), Dispute regarding Real Estate and Architecture) / Insolvency procedure (Bankruptcy, Civil Rehabilitation) / Consumer Issues / Labor laws / Criminal laws

For Companies
General Corporate, M&A, Start-up Business/ Real Estate, Environmental Laws / Asset Management, Structured Finance/ Insolvency Procedure (Bankruptcy, Civil Rehabilitation, Corporate Reorganization)/ International Transaction / Intellectual Property/ Franchise

Attorney Fee

This law firm provides legal services on (i) an initial fee/contingent fee basis or (ii) time charge basis. This law firm is ready to accept a flexible fee arrangement. If you need legal advice and have any concerns about the attorney fee, please feel free to contact this law firm

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Office Info

Address 9th Floor Canalcity Business Center Building,
1-2-25 Sumiyoshi Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0018 Japan
TEL

81-92-263-8705

81-92-263-8705

FAX 81-92-263-8706
Business Hour Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

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