About Us

Kitahama Partners Osaka Office Access
Kitahama Partners Tokyo Office Access
Kitahama Partners Fukuoka Office Access
April 1973
108 Attorneys
2 Registered Foreign Attorneys
3 Foreign Attorneys
1 Judicial Scrivener
(As of June 1, 2024)

Kitahama Logo Brand Identity Together With Our Clients.

Kitahama Partners is ever-present with our clients.
We have a philosophy of guaranteeing the quality of our legal services based on our Five Core Values.

Philosophy Kitahama Partners Philosophy

  • Full-Service Full Spectrum of Legal Services
  • International Extensive Knowledge in International Legal Matters
  • Specialized Expertise Vast Accumulation of Expertise and Experience
  • Speed Quick and Cost-Effective Work
  • Communication Sincere and Straightforward Communication

Core Values Distinctive Advantages of Kitahama Partners

  • We form teams of attorneys with advanced expertise and extensive experience who are equipped to handle a very broad range of legal matters.
  • We provide comprehensive services based on close communication with our clients.
  • We consider prompt responses to be of great importance and explore issues in depth to provide optimal strategies for our clients.
  • We leverage our extensive experience in international legal matters and substantial overseas network of legal professionals to provide broad support for international legal issues.
  • We emphasize human resource development on an organizational level and are forming an educational system that enables individuals to constantly develop their special knowledge and skills.

Professional Teams

Major Practice Areas

  • General Corporate Affairs and Corporations Law
  • M&A
  • Finance
  • Securities
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property
  • Information/IT
  • International Practice
  • Employment and Labor
  • Risk Management
  • Anti-monopoly and Competition Law
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Tax
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Venture Capital and IPO’s
  • Dispute Resolution

Practice Groups

  • North America
    Practice Group
  • European
    Practice Group
  • China
    Practice Team
    Practice Group
  • India
    Practice Team

Study Groups/Workshops

  • Architecture Working Group
  • Finance & Corporate PG
  • Employment and Labor Case Law Study Group
  • IP Task Force
  • Economics Law Workshop
  • Business Revitalization Study Group