OUR LAWYERS

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    Shun YAMAMOTO

    Representative

    Representative attorney-at-law of GVA Law Office.
    Graduated from University of Okayama, Bachelor of Law (2006)
    Graduated from Yamanashi Gakuin University, J.D. (2008)
    Joined Torikai Law Office in 2009.
    Established GVA Law Office in 2012.
    Areas of Practice: venture finance, M&As, buyouts, IPOs, Southeast-Asian business expansions, IT, and strategic legal support.
    Registered in Singapore as foreign (non-Singaporean) lawyer.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Daisuke FUJIE

    Partner

    Graduated from Kyoto University, J.D. (2011)

    Joined GVA in 2012.

    Areas of Practice: Southeast-Asian laws (in particular Thai laws), real estate, labor relations, general civil and commercial law, IP, venture finance, M&As, and buyouts.

    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Yoshimoto MORITA

    Associate

    Graduated from Keio University, Bachelor of Law (2002)
    Graduated from Keio University Law School, J.D. (2006)
    Joined Haraguchi International Law Office in 2007.
    Joined Mizuki Partners Lawfirm in 2011.
    Certified as support agencies for business innovation in 2014.
    Joined GVA in 2016.

    Areas of Practice: corporate legal affairs (contracts, office regulations, shareholders meetings, board meetings, etc.), labor laws, real estate, general civil and commercial law, debt collection, domestic relations, civil rehabilitation, bankruptcy, criminal cases.
    Member of the Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Shuntaro ONAGI

    Associate

    Graduated from Meiji University, J.D. (2011)
    Joined Yaesu Sogo Law Office in 2012.
    Worked as attorney at law at legal affairs office in 2013.
    Joined GVA in 2016.
    Areas of Practice: corporate legal affairs, M&As, buyouts, shareholders meetings, legal compliance, corporate governance, insolvency proceedings, general civil and commercial law.
    Member of the Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Iori TOBIOKA

    Associate

    Graduated from Meiji University, J.D. (2012)
    Joined GVA in 2013.
    Registered Labor and Social Security Attorney. (2014)
    Areas of Practice: labor laws, medical and education services, privacy and personal-information protection, IP (copyrights and trademarks), general civil and commercial law, IPOs, M&As, and buyouts.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Kei SUZUKI

    Associate

    Graduated from Keio University, Bachelor of Law (2008)

    Joined a major Japanese law firm in 2009.

    Joined a major staffing & media company in 2015.

    Joined GVA in 2017.

    Areas of Practice: legal check of new businesses, contract review & drafting (in Japanese or English), venture finance, M&As, debt collection (including debt collection agency services).

    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Toshiaki ONDA

    Associate

    Graduated from Surugadai University, J.D. (2008)
    Joined Matsuo Chiyoda Attorney Office in 2010.
    Joined Kudo & Associates in 2012.
    Joined GVA in 2015.
    Areas of Practice: IP (patents, designs, trademarks, know-how, copyrights, etc.), IT, labor law, general civil and commercial law.
    Member of the Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Kazunari TODA

    Associate

    Graduated from Waseda University, J.D. (2009)
    Joined Cherubim Law Office in 2010.
    Joined Japan Patent Office in 2012.
    Joined a company listed with first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2013.
    Joined GVA in 2016.
    Areas of Practice: M&A, International transaction, IP (patents, designs, trademarks, know-how, copyrights, etc.), contracts (in Japanese or English), general civil and commercial law.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Yumiko HONMA

    Associate

    Graduated from Rikkyo University, J.D. (2009)
    Joined Fuyuki Law Office in 2010.
    Joined GVA in 2012.
    Areas of Practice: IP, entertainment, website/smartphone apps, IPOs, privacy and personal-information protection, labor laws, general civil and commercial law.
    Member of the Entertainment Lawyers Network.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Daisuke SHIGEMATSU

    Associate

    Graduated from Rikkyo University, J.D. (2008)
    Joined GVA in 2013 after working as an in-house counsel at an IT company in 2011.
    Areas of Practice: IT, privacy and personal-information protection, shareholders meetings, board meetings, labor laws, and corporate governance.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Hiroto WATANABE

    Associate

    Graduated from Waseda University, J.D. (2011)
    Joined Seiwa Meitetsu Law Office in 2012.
    Joined GVA in 2015.
    Areas of Practice: shareholders meetings, board meetings, compliance with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, SEC Rules, insider trading, and corporate governance.
    Member of the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Chikashi KANEKO

    Associate

    Graduated from Osaka City University, J.D. (2013)
    Joined GVA in 2015.
    Areas of Practice: general civil and commercial law, contracts, legal disputes and lawsuits, Southeast-Asia business expansion, IT, website and smart-phone Apps, IPOs, M&As, venture, and IP.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Yunsok KANG

    Associate

    Graduated from Yokohama National University, J.D. (2011)
    Joined GVA in 2015.
    Areas of Practice: general civil and commercial law, IT, website and smart-phone Apps, Korea business expansion, venture finance, IP, M&As, and buyouts.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Yuto NAKAZAWA

    Associate

    Graduated from Sophia University, Bachelor of Philosophy (2010)
    Graduated from Hitotsubashi University, J.D. (2014)
    Joined GVA in 2017.
    Areas of Practice: general civil and commercial law, IT, website and smart-phone Apps, venture finance, IP, M&As, buyouts, IPOs, labor laws, contracts and legal disputes and lawsuits.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Hiromu MORITA

    Associate

    Graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan University, Bachelor of Law (2013)
    Graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan University Graduate School, J.D. (2015)
    Joined GVA in 2017.
    Areas of Practice: general civil and commercial law, IT, website and smart-phone Apps, venture finance, IP, M&As, buyouts, IPOs, labor laws, contracts and legal disputes and lawsuits.
    Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

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    Saiful AZIZ

    A Qualified Advocate and Solicitor under the Malaysia law

    Graduated from University of East Anglia School of Law, United Kingdom, LL.B (1998)
    Malaysia Certificate of Legal Practice (1999)
    Qualified as Malaysian Advocate and Solicitor (2000)
    Joined a Malaysian IT Company as an In-House Legal Advisor in 2001
    Joined an Incubator Centre of Multimedia University, Malaysia, as an In-House Legal Advisor in 2003
    Graduated from Niigata University Graduate School - Master in Law (2007)
    Graduated from Niigata University Graduate School - Doctor in Law (2011)
    Joined TMI Associate, Japan, as a Legal Researcher in 2012
    Joined GVA in 2017

    Areas of Practice: General Corporate and Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, IT Law, Data Protection Law and Competition Law, Contracts (In English).

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