Osamu is a Japanese qualified lawyer with over 25 years' experience advising Japanese and international clients on inbound and outbound matters.
Osamu specialises in M&A, joint ventures and general corporate, including advising international clients on various compliance matters in Japan relating to regulatory, employment and data protection.
Representing an asylum seeker in applying for refugee status in Japan through administrative and court procedures.
Vice Chair, Foreign Lawyers and International Legal practice Committee, Japan Federation of Bar Associations.
Former Chair, International Committee, Tokyo Bar Association.
Advising NTT Communications on its acquisition of a majority stake in e-shelter, a European market leader in the construction and management of data centres.
Advising GSK in establishing a joint venture company in Japan for the integration of vaccines business with Dai-ichi Sankyo Pharmaceuticals.
Advising NEC on its acquisition of Northgate Public Services from Cinven Partners, a UK-based private equity firm.