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  • Local Legal, Global Reach

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    Cross-Border Legal Services:

    Navigate the complexities of international legal landscapes with our cross-border legal services. Expertly tailored to meet the unique demands of global transactions and disputes, we bridge legal gaps, ensuring compliance and safeguarding your interests across borders. Experience seamless legal support, wherever your business takes you.

  • Sometimes it's Personal

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    Family Law:

    Navigate life's most personal challenges with our family law services. From marriage and divorce to custody and adoption, we provide expert guidance tailored to your unique circumstances. With a commitment to clarity and compassion, we stand by your side, ensuring your rights and interests are protected every step of the way.

  • It's NOT "just business"

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    Corporate Law:

    Empower your business with our premier corporate law services. From inception to expansion, we offer bespoke legal solutions tailored to the sophisticated needs of modern enterprises. With a legacy of excellence, our team ensures your corporate endeavors are anchored in legal precision, safeguarding your assets and ambitions.

  • Local & Global Law One Team!

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    Introducing our boutique law firm in Japan, where legal expertise meets global perspective. Our team comprises a distinguished Japanese attorney with a solid background in private law and corporate experience, complemented by a U.S. licensed lawyer. Together, we offer comprehensive legal solutions bridging East and West.

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    Discover Our Journey in Law

    We are more than just legal experts – we are dedicated partners on your journey towards justice and resolution. With a legacy of excellence and a commitment to upholding the principles of law, we stand as a beacon of support for individuals, businesses, and communities alike.

    Founded on the belief that everyone deserves fair and equitable treatment under the law, We strives to provide unparalleled legal representation and guidance. Our mission is clear: to empower and protect our clients while navigating the intricate pathways of the legal landscape.

    Our vision is to reshape the landscape of legal services through innovation, empathy, and unwavering dedication to our clients. We envision a future where justice is accessible to all, where legal complexities are simplified, and where the law becomes a tool for positive change in people's lives.

    Strategy Development
    Case Assessment
    Document Preparation

    We are more than just legal experts – we are dedicated partners on your journey towards justice and resolution. With a legacy of excellence and a commitment to upholding the principles of law, we stand as a beacon of support for individuals, businesses, and communities alike.

    Founded on the belief that everyone deserves fair and equitable treatment under the law, We strives to provide unparalleled legal representation and guidance. Our mission is clear: to empower and protect our clients while navigating the intricate pathways of the legal landscape.

    Our vision is to reshape the landscape of legal services through innovation, empathy, and unwavering dedication to our clients. We envision a future where justice is accessible to all, where legal complexities are simplified, and where the law becomes a tool for positive change in people's lives.

    Strategy Development
    Case Assessment
    Document Preparation
    1.

    Initial Consultation

    The process begins with a consultation between the client and an attorney. During this meeting, the attorney listens to the client's situation, provides legal advice, and assesses the viability of the case.

    2.

    Case Assessment

    After understanding the client's situation, the attorney conducts a thorough case assessment. This involves reviewing relevant documents, conducting legal research, and analyzing the legal issues involved.

    3.

    Strategy Development

    Based on the research and assessment, the attorney develops a legal strategy tailored to the client's goals. This strategy outlines how the case will be approached, which arguments will be presented, and what evidence will be gathered.

    4.

    Filing the Lawsuit

    If negotiations fail, and if applicable, the attorney files a lawsuit with the appropriate court. This involves submitting the necessary legal documents to initiate the legal process formally.

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    Our Attorneys, Your Legal Guardians

    Yoshiaki Sawada

    Founder/ Lead Attorney

     2002: Graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo (Private Law Course)

    2003-2005: Worked at Daiwa Securities SMBC Co., Ltd.

    2007: Completed the Graduate School of Professional Legal Studies, Chiba University

    2008: Registered as an Attorney-at-Law (Japan) at Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

    2014: Completed LL.M. Course at Singapore Management University (LL.M. in Commercial Law)

    Achievements & Positions

    Achievements 2012

    Represented small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in a case where significant losses were incurred by SMEs due to derivative transactions promoted by banks. Achieved a settlement with the bank involving a halving of the loss amount.

    2013

    Represented a Japanese company in an investment project by an American company, supporting from condition negotiation and contract conclusion negotiation to the execution of the investment.

    2013

    Represented employees in a labor dispute case between a Japanese company and its employees employed in the United States, resulting in a settlement where the company paid a substantial settlement amount to the employees.

    2016

    Represented employees in a case where a company sued former employees for defamation and other charges related to comments made on a website about the company’s working environment. Achieved a settlement favorable to the employees.

    2018-2020

    Represented multiple medical corporations and hospitals in management rights succession cases, supporting each party until the completion of the succession of management rights.

    2020

    Supported the transferor side in a business transfer case of a regional securities company, from searching and selecting the transferee, through condition and contract negotiations, negotiations with authorities, adjustment of interests of stakeholders, to the conclusion, execution, and completion of the contract (including notification to the authorities), resulting in a successful transfer.

    2019-2023

    Provided consistent support (including litigation representation) in cooperation with the legal department of a major domestic manufacturer regarding inspection misconduct. This included negotiations for compensation with many related parties such as suppliers, administrative responses, and procedures for resolving disputes and litigation.”

    2011

    “Analysis of Investigation Reports on Misconduct in Listed Companies (4) – The Responsibility of Parent Company Auditors in Cases of Subsidiary Misconduct”

    (Published in Takarayama Printing Disclosure News, July 2011 issue)

    2012

    “Manual for Handling Human Rights Relief Petition Cases” (Co-authored, edited by the Human Rights Protection Committee of the First Tokyo Bar Association)

    2017

    “Summary Report on the Field Survey of the Intellectual Property System in Singapore”

    (Joint Survey by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations Intellectual Property Center & Attorney Intellectual Property Network)

    2015

    Keynote Lecture “Startups, Ventures, and Legal Sense” at the “Industry-Academia Collaboration 1-Day Workshop: Innovation BUSO,” hosted by the Hosei University Tama Exchange Center & Machida New Industry Creation Center.

    January 2016 –

    Member of the Lawyer Business Reform Committee, International Division, First Tokyo Bar Association

    April 2018 –

    Member of the International Exchange Committee, First Tokyo Bar Association

    December 2017 –

    Member of the Full-Term Meeting, First Tokyo Bar Association

    2018–2019

    Councilor, First Tokyo Bar Association

    2019 –

    Member of the Qualification Examination Committee, First Tokyo Bar Association

    December 2016 –

    Full Member of the Hiroshima Vietnam Association, a Specified Nonprofit Corporation

    2017–2019

    Outside Director of Tatsumi Planning Co., Ltd.

    Maurice L. Rabb esq.

    Legal Consultant

    California, USA Bar (Active)

    JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, California

    BS, Languages (Mandarin), Asian Studies Certificate, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

    Maurice L. Rabb is a California licensed attorney, professional development and strategy consultant, diversity & inclusion strategist, and legal tech evangelist. He has been living and working in Asia for more than 20 years. During his time in Asia, Maurice has worked for U.S. and Japanese law firms as an international business lawyer and human resources professional and for a global education non-profit organization.

    Maurice is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Temple University Law School, Japan Campus and also serves on the Board of Directors of TELL Japan, a mental health non-profit organization.

    Maurice is a founding Steering Committee Member of the Asia-Pacific Legal Innovation and Technology Association (ALITA).

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