Profile of Attorney Mr. Katsumasa Minagawa line Education
  • The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2006-2007
  • Seikei University J.D., 2006
  • Waseda University L.L.B., 1996, L.L.M., 1998
  • Waseda University High School, 1991
  • Foreign Exchange Student at Waverly High School in Michigan, the United States, 1989-1990
line Professional Admissions line Professional and Academic Associations
  • Member of First Tokyo Bar Association (2007- present)
  • Member of Lawyers Network for Foreigners (present)
  • Associate Member of Japan In-house Lawyers Association (present)
  • Member of Corporate Compliance Committee sponsored by Economic Legal Research Institute (Keizai Horei Kenkyukai) (present)
  • Member of Attorney System Reform Committee (International Affairs) (present)
  • Legal Counsel for Asia at a global leading software company (2010)
  • Associate at Ashurst Tokyo Law Office
    (presently "Ashurst Horitsu Jimusho Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo" which is associated with Ashurst LLP)(2008-2009)
  • Associate at Spring Partners (2007-2008)
  • Worked in Legal Dept. of Mitsubishi Corporation (1998-2004)
  • Secretary-General of Seikei Law School Alumni (2006-present)
  • Lecturer at Seikei University (2011)
  • Special Lecturer for Legal & Compliance at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Academy for Global Leadership(2012-Present)
line Languages
Japanese (first language)
English (fluent written and spoken, TOEIC 955)
line Publications / Lectures
  • "EU competition law: new block exemption and guideline on vertical restraint and its impact on distributorship agreements of Japanese companies" (International Business Law and Practice (Kokusai Shoji Homu) Vol.37. No.12 (2009)) (co-author)

  • "Dictionary of Finance Law Terms" (Economic Legal Research Institute, August 2010) (co-author),

  • Academic Advisor at Waseda Law School (2009)
  • Lecturer at Seikei University
line Major Areas of Practice
For Companies
- General corporate Cross-border transactions
- Intellectual property rights
- Domestic and cross-border civil litigation
- Domestic and cross-border criminal litigation
- Anti-trust and competition law (including Japanese Antimonopoly Act,
EU competition law and US anti-trust law)
- Debt collection

For Individuals
- Inheritance
- Divorce and child custody
- Labor issues
- Road traffic accidents
- Bankruptcy
- Domestic and cross-border civil litigation
- Domestic and cross-border criminal litigation

Please do not hesitate to ask by a telephone and mail.

Weekday AM 9:00 - PM 6:00

If you can reserve,
Saturdays-and-Sundays congratulation and a national holiday also correspond at night.

Tel : 03-6450-3796


Profile of Attorney
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