弁護士等紹介
Professionals
Partner

Takuro Awazu

Admitted
1999, Japan
E-mail
takuro.awazu@city-yuwa.com
Languages
Japanese/English/Chinese/Vietnamese
Takuro Awazu

Practices

(1) investments, M&A, IP transactions and other corporate matters in China, Vietnam and other foreign countries for Japanese clients;
(2) investments, M&A, IP transactions and other corporate matters in Japan for foreign clients;
(3) anti-dumping, export/import control, economic security and other trade law matters in Japan and foreign countries;
(4) IPO in foreign stock exchanges in China (mainland and Hong Kong) and the United States.

Professional Background / Education

Professional Background

1999-2001
Anderson Mori
2001-2003
Itoga Soga Law Office
2003-2004
Deputy Director at the Multilateral Trade System Department of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ("METI")(responsible for Anti-Dumping and Dispute Settlement)
2005-2011
Partner, Cast Itoga
2012-2022
Partner, Soga Law Office
2023-
Partner, City-Yuwa Partners

Education

1997
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
1999
Legal Training and Research Institute
2001
Tulane Law School (LL.M.)

Professional Activities / Accolades

- Member of the Japanese Society of International Law (2009- )
- Member of the Committee on the Study of the International Protection Management of Intellectual Property in METI (2009-)
- Member of the Committee on the Study on Reports of WTO Panel and Appellate Body in METI (2011-)
- Lecturer of international laws in Kanagawa University (2021-)
- Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon (2022)

- Awards-
-Who's Who Legal Japan (Global Leader: Foreign Investment Review2022) (National Leader: Japan - Trade & Customs 2021) (2021 and 2022)
- Chambers & Partners (Global 2022 and Asia-Pacific 2022) (2022)
- Best Lawyers in Japan 2023 (International Business Transactions and Trade Law) (2022)

Assisting more than 20 IPO projects in foreign stock exchanges in China (mainland and Hong Kong) and the United States.