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Kazuya Yamakawa

Associate / Attorney at Law

Tokyo Office

Major Practice Areas
Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / International Practice / Dispute Resolution
Japanese / English


Kazuya Yamakawa is an Associate in our firm’s Tokyo office. Mr. Yamakawa handles various types of mergers and acquisitions and also focuses on dispute resolution, including negotiation and litigation. Making use of his experience of having lived abroad as a child, Mr. Yamakawa handles a number of international cases. Moreover, he is engaged in a wide spectrum of legal matters, ranging from corporate counseling, including mainly contract review, to publications on the topic of tender offers and trade. Mr. Yamakawa endeavors to continually improve his level of expertise in order to be an attorney who can most effectively respond to the needs of his clients.

Education & Professional Career

December 2015Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan; Admitted to practice in Japan; Joined Kitahama Partners
March 2013The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D.)
March 2011The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)