Section 2: Country Overviews
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Nishimura & Partners
Nishimura & Partners
Ark Mori Building
The ever evolving heritage of Nishimura & Partners results primarily from its experts continually responding to the complexity of its clients' needs in sophisticated ways. Since its founding in 1966, Nishimura & Partners has developed as one of the largest international comprehensive law firms in Japan that, as an ensemble of professionals, responds to increasingly large and complex cases with comprehensive, goal-driven and cost-effective approaches.
The firm has established relationships with most major foreign investment banks with a presence in Japan and advises not only top-tier Japanese and foreign companies and financial institutions, but also Japanese administrative agencies, foreign government entities, international organisations, and increasingly, new economic enterprises.
As well as advising on a wide range of domestic legal matters, the firm engages in all aspects of international corporate and commercial business activity, including acquisitions, administrative proceedings, ADR, antitrust, asset management, banking & finance, capital markets, civil rehabilitation, corporate governance and risk management, corporate mergers, corporate reorganisation, domestic commercial/tax disputes, environmental issues, insolvency/reorganisation, insurance, IP, international finance, international trade disputes, investment trusts, joint ventures and strategic alliances, lease/asset-finance, litigation/arbitration, legal liquidation, media and technology, PFI/project finance, real estate, restructuring and reorganisation, securities transactions, start-up businesses, structured finance/securitisation, tax, telecommunications and venture capital.
Nishimura & Partners has 242 Japanese and foreign lawyers and employs close to 300 highly-trained support staff. The firm has systematically consolidated its professional resources into a fully integrated team of lawyers and professional staff, and is committed to further expansion to respond to its clients' growing needs.
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