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Experienced lawyers | Japan

What we do

Allen & Overy Tokyo was established in 1988 and is now one of the leading foreign law practices in Japan.

Our lawyers are qualified in jurisdictions including England and Wales, Japan and Australia, and our key practice areas in Tokyo include: comprehensive legal services with respect to English and Japanese law and project finance, banking, general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), debt and equity capital markets, structured finance, derivatives and securitisation transactions.

For our business development in Japan, Allen & Overy Tokyo is constantly looking for well-qualified lawyers for all practice groups. Did you obtain a law degree? Do you have excellent legal capabilities, entrepreneurial skills and good communication skills? If you are a non-Japanese speaker, Japanese language skills can be a great asset. The Tokyo office provides anyone seeking a real challenge with unlimited opportunities.

Practices in Japan

Corporate and M&A

Our global Corporate practice brings together more than 700 lawyers worldwide with a client base that includes many of the world's leading corporations.

The Allen & Overy Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo Horitsu Jimusho corporate and commercial sectors provide a comprehensive legal service to a wide range of financial institutions and corporate clients, both domestic and international.

Our team comprises some of Asia Pacific's most experienced and highly-regarded lawyers with extensive experience in all matters of Japanese and international corporate and commercial practice.   

Finance and Projects

Allen & Overy Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo Horitsu Jimusho's Finance practice has a first-class reputation and is seen as pre-eminent in the Japanese and international markets. We provide comprehensive legal services to a wide range of Japanese and international companies, banks, securities houses and other financial institutions.

Well known for the quality, as well as quantity, of our deals, we advise on English and Japanese law on an integrated basis in our main practice areas.

Our lawyers have extensive expertise in major cross-border and domestic transactions and conduct business in both English and Japanese. 

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