Toshiaki Nakanishi

Partner / Attorney at Law

Osaka Office

Major Practice Areas
Restructuring and Insolvency / Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate / Real Estate / Dispute Resolution / Administrative Law / Manufacturing
Other Practice Areas
Finance / Employment and Labor / Construction/Architecture
Languages
Japanese

Overview

Toshiaki Nakanishi’s main areas of practice are corporate rehabilitation, M&A, and real estate development. He has been focusing on corporate rehabilitation since he joined the firm, and has handled a wide variety of cases. His practice also includes private liquidation, which has recently become more common than legal liquidation. Moreover, when handling corporate rehabilitation matters, Mr. Nakanishi often represents the seller in M&A transactions; however, he has also been involved with a number of transactions on the buyer’s side. He has also dealt with a wide variety of development matters, including those involving real estate developers and general contractors.

Education & Professional Career

  • Rehabilitation Trustee Representative
  • Revitalization Trustee Representative
  • Filing a petition for civil rehabilitation
  • Filing a petition for special arbitration
  • Business revitalization ADR, attorney representing debtors in SME revitalization support councils, etc.
2009 – PresentKitahama Partners, Partner
2002Graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan; Admitted to practice in Japan; Joined Kitahama Partners
2001Kyoto University (LL.B.)

Other Activities

2016 – PresentCertified as Support Agent for Business Innovation (Act for Facilitating New Business Activities of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Section 17.1)
2015 – PresentDirector, Turn-Around & Succession Support Organization (TASSO)
2011 – 2015Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, ARRK CORPORATION (listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange)
2008 – PresentAdjunct Professor, Osaka Prefecture University (Corporate Law)

Memberships

  • National Network of Insolvency Attorneys
  • Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals
  • Judicial System Committee, Osaka Bar Association
  • Civil Code Amendment Affairs Special Committee, Osaka Bar Association
  • Member of the Judicial System Research Committee (Commerce and Economy Division), Japan Federation of Bar Associations

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