Major Practice Areas
Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Restructuring and Insolvency / Risk Management and Compliance / Real Estate
Other Practice Areas
International Practice / Finance / Insurance / Construction/Architecture / Dispute Resolution


Akinori Tani is a Partner specializing in corporate matters and corporate law. Through his legal practice relating to mergers and acquisitions, business rehabilitation, and risk management, Mr. Tani provides clients with practical advice, including aspects of management.

Mr. Tani has gained extensive experience and profound knowledge in general financial matters through his experience of having worked for a bank prior to commencing his legal practice and also having been seconded to a financial institution as an attorney.

Jan 2018 – PresentKitahama Partners, Partner
Jan 2011Joined Kitahama Partners
Dec 2010Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan; Admitted to practice in Japan
Mar 2009Ritsumeikan University School of Law (J.D.)
Apr 2000Employed at the Industrial Bank of Japan, Limited
Mar 2000The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)