Socius Legal Services

Socius Legal Services Lawyers

Lawyer Kiyoshi Takahashi

Practice Area
General Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions / Business Alliances / International Practice / Civil & Commercial Litigation / Corporate Governance / Startups & IPO / Labor / Intellectual Property / IT & Communications
Education
University of Virginia School of Law(LL.M., 2005)
Legal Training and Research Institute of Supreme Court of Japan(1997-1999)
Keio University(LL.B., 1993)
Experience
Co-founding Partner of Socius Legal Services(2015-Present)
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Palo Alto Office(2005-2006)
Simmons & Simmons, Hong Kong Office(2001-2002)
TMI Associates(1999-2014(as Partner from 2007-2014))
Recruit Holdings Co., LTD(1993-1994)
Admissions
New York Bar Association(Admitted in 2006)
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association(Admitted in 1999)
Memberships
Member of Japanese Law Translation Council, Ministry of Justice(2012-2016)

Lawyer Tomonori Otsuka

Practice Area
General Corporate / Real Estate Transactions / Finance / Labor / Intellectual Property / Renewable Energy / Civil & Commercial Litigation / Divorce / Inheritance / Regulatory Compliance / Risk Management
Education
Legal Training and Research Institute of Supreme Court of Japan(2003-2004)
Keio University(LL.B., 2000)
Experience
Co-founding Partner of Socius Legal Services(2015-Present)
Otsuka and Kawasaki(2014)
TMI Associates(2004-2014)
Admissions
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association(Admitted in 2004)

Lawyer Kei Kajiwara

Practice Area
General Corporate/Civil & Commercial Litigation/Bankruptcy and Special Liquidation/Labor/Real Estate Transactions/Internet Disputes/Debt Collection/Provisional Remedy/Advertising Regulations/Criminal Cases/Juvenile Criminal Cases/Divorce/Inheritance/Debt Consolidation
Education
Legal Training and Research Institute of Supreme Court of Japan(2007-2008)
Keio University(B.A., 2004)
Experience
Founding Partner of Close Law Office(2019-2020)
TMI Associates(Associate, 2008-2019)
Admissions
Daini Tokyo Bar Association(Admitted in 2008)
Memberships
Member of Criminal Defense Committee, Daini Tokyo Bar Association(2019~)

Lawyer Kenji Fukahori

Practice Area
General Corporate/General Venture Corporate/Business Succession/Mergers & Acquisitions/Civil & Commercial Litigation/Bankruptcy & Business Revitalization/Real Estate Transactions/Dept Collection/Provisional Remedy/Divorce/Inheritance
Education
Legal Training and Research Institute of Supreme Court of Japan(2009)
Keio University(LL.B., 1993)
Experience
Partner of Socius Legal Services (2021-Present)
TBM Co., Ltd. (2015-Present)
Yaesu Sogo Low Office (2010-2021)
Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (2001-2009)
Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd. (1993-2001)
Admissions
Tokyo Bar Association (Admitted in 2010)

Lawyer Yoshitaka Obitsu

Practice Area
General Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate Governance/Bankruptcy and Special Liquidation/Commercial Litigation/Human Resources/Labor Tribunal & Litigation
Education
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan(2011-2012)
Waseda Law School(J.D.,2011)
Waseda University(LL.B., 2009)
Experience
TMI Associates(Associate, 2013-2017)
Admissions
Tokyo Bar Association(Admitted in 2012)
Member of Labor Law Special Committee, Tokyo Bar Association(2016~)

Lawyer Tomohiro Oshige

Practice Area
General Corporate
Education
Legal Training and Research Institute of Supreme Court of Japan(2018-2019)
Keio University(LL.B, 2004)
Experience
Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.(2017-2018)
The Gibraltar Life Insurance Co., Ltd.(2010-2017)
Shell Chemicals Japan Ltd.(2006-2010)
YAMAZAKI BAKING CO., LTD.(2004-2006)
Admissions
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association(Admitted in 2020)

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