Kenko Shikichi advises and represents companies in litigation and negotiations in relation to general corporate matters, including corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, and assistance with initial public offerings (IPO), mainly within the geographic areas of Kyushu, centering around Fukuoka and Okinawa. Mr. Shikichi represents a wide variety of clients, ranging from listed companies to companies preparing for an IPO, as well as unlisted companies in numerous industries, including manufacturing, real estate, information technology, retailing, mail-order sales, transportation, restaurants, and insurance. Mr. Shikichi is also actively engaged in serving as an outside director of listed companies and companies preparing for IPO’s, an advisor to compliance study groups, and a presenter of seminars.
Education & Professional Career
Mergers and acquisitions in the sectors of real estate, construction, caregiving, worker dispatching, restaurants, golf course operation, etc.
Business rehabilitation in the sectors of manufacturing, retailing, home construction, etc.
Member of third-party committee to assess a large-scale third-party allocation of new shares by a listed company
Outside director of listed companies and companies preparing for IPO
Member of expert committee established under the Act on Promotion of Private Finance Initiative
Member of investigation review committee of an investment company
Shareholders’ meeting guidance to listed companies
Registered as a Certified Tax Accountant (Kyushu-hokubu Certified Public Tax Accountants’ Association)
Jan 2007 – Present
Kitahama Partners, Partner
Admitted to practice in Japan; Joined Kitahama Partners
Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Waseda University (LL.B.)
Mar 2013 – Present
Committee member as an expert of ‘Renovation and Operating Project of the Marine Ecology Science Museum of Uminaka Seaside Park (Tentative)’ under the PFI Act
Aug 2015 – Present
Outside directors auditing member, VEGA Corporation (listed with the TSE Mothers)
Member, Public work reassessment oversight commission of Fukuoka City
Jun 2019 – Present
Outside directors auditing member, JTC inc. (listed with KOSDAQ in Korea)