Nishimura & Asahi to launch in New York City

July 8, 2018 Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi has announced plans to launch an office in New York, breaking into the Western Hemisphere for the first time.

The launch will take place in autumn 2018 and will be led by senior corporate partner Katsuyuki Yamaguchi, along with a team of eight lawyers. It will be a full service firm in Japanese law, with advisements on cross-border transactions, joint ventures, M&A, banking and finance, real estate and more.

The firm has four offices in Japan, as well as branches in Beijing, Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, Hanoi, Singapore, and Yangon. It also has connections to firms in cities in Dubai, Jakarta, and Hong Kong.

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