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


As a specialist in Chinese legal affairs, Kosuke Ikeno advises clients regarding transaction agreements with Chinese companies, dispute resolution, establishment and dissolution of joint ventures, and withdrawal from China.  With experience working a law firm in Shanghai, China, Mr. Ikeno provides advise to clients with easy-to-understand explanations of the differences in law and practice between China and Japan.  

Mr. Ikeno also handles a wide variety of domestic matters, including litigation, dispute resolution, corporate matters, and M&A.  In addition, Mr. Ikeno has experience providing M&A advisory services (mainly seller’s financial advisory work) at a Japanese consulting firm. While taking advantage of his experience, Mr. Ikeno is constantly striving to improve and does his utmost to provide optimal legal services to his clients. 

Mar 2018Joined Kitahama Partners
May 2014Employed at a law firm in Shanghai, China
Jan 2012Provided M&A advisory services at a private (consulting) company
Dec 2011Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan; Admitted to practice in Japan
Mar 2010Chuo Law School (J.D.)
Mar 2008Yokohama National University, Faculty of Economics