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Hiroshi Yokoyama

Associate / Attorney at Law

Osaka Office

Major Practice Areas
Venture Capital and IPOs / Restructuring and Insolvency / Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate / Manufacturing / Sports & Entertainment
Other Practice Areas
Intellectual Property / Data Protection (Personal Information Protection Act) / Consumer Contract Act/Act on Specified Commercial Transactions / Dispute Resolution / Real Estate / Risk Management and Compliance


Hiroshi Yokoyama provides legal support to a wide variety of clients, from listed companies to small and medium-sized companies, by using his motto “Go along with the business and think out the solutions together” that he developed during his experience working in the legal department of a major domestic sporting goods manufacturer. Also, Mr. Yokoyama has been focusing on legal affairs related to sport as his life’s work.

Work Highlights

  • The second bankruptcy case of a Japanese listed company during the COVID-19 pandemic (Bankruptcy Trustee Representative)
  • Case of pursuing the liabilities of an officer of a major Japanese company (attorney for the officer)

Education & Professional Career

Jun 2023Joined Kitahama Partners
May 2018Joined Baba & Sawada
May 2016Intern at Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Jan 2016 – Apr 2018Employed at ASICS Corporation, Legal Division
Dec 2015Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan; Admitted to practice in Japan
Mar 2014Osaka University Law School (J.D.)
Mar 2012Kwansei Gakuin University (LL.B.)

Other Activities

  • Member, Japan Sports Law Association
  • Member, Entertainment Lawyers Network
  • Official Players Representative, Japan Professional Baseball Players Association
  • National Network of Insolvency Attorneys