Profile submitted by Harumichi Uchida
Senior Counsel. Main areas of work are mergers and acquisitions as well as general corporate law, competition law, and dispute resolution. Has handled numerous mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and global alliances between leading multi-national companies. Advises major Japanese and non-Japanese clients on antitrust law issues in mergers and acquisitions and transactions, and has defended clients in antitrust investigations and proceedings.
Japan Federation of Bar Associations (Chairman of International Relations Committee 2004-2008, Chairman of International Councils 2011-2015); Inter-Pacific Bar Association (Secretary General 1999-2001, Chairman of Competition Law Committee 2011-2013); Japan Competition Law Forum (President 2010-2015); Round Table Council of JFTC (2006-2016); Professor at Keio University Law School (2004-2006, currently adjunct professor); Member of International Task Force Sectio of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association (2008-2012); Co-Chair of Asia Pacific Regional Forum of IBA (2014-2015).
Admitted to Bar in Japan, 1973, in New York, 1980; joined Mori Sogo Law Offices, 1973.
Tokyo University (LLB, 1970). New York University School of Law (LLM, 1979).