Our Firm

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has approximately 400 Japanese lawyers (bengoshi); around 130 other professional staff including patent lawyers , immigration lawyers, foreign legal trainees, translators and paralegals, and approximately 200 other general staff members.

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has offices in Tokyo (main office) and Nagoya in Japan, and Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta in South East, and provides a full range of specialized legal services for both international and domestic corporate clients. The firm is frequently involved in large M&A and finance transactions including global securities offerings and other cross-border investment transactions.

Expertise

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has extensive experience in the labor and employment areas.

Employment law and compliance

  • Expatriate Employee Issues
  • Executive (Board Members and Auditors) Issues
  • Labor and Employment Issues Associated with Corporate Restructuring (M&A, Business Transfer, Corporate Split)
  • Payroll System, Retirement Allowance, Pension
  • Labor Safety and Sanitation, Workers' Compensation, Social Insurance, Labor Insurance
  • Temporary Employment-Related Issues (Fixed-term Employment, Worker Dispatch)
  • Japanese Labor Law Compliance (Rules of Employment, Employment Agreement, Personal Information Protection, Fringe Benefit Program, Personnel Relocation, Overtime Work, Disciplinary Punishment, Childcare and Nursing Care).
  • Managing Labor and Employment Issues

Employment litigation and dispute resolution

  • Employment Reduction and Termination Matters
  • Sexual Harassment and Power Harassment
  • Employees with Mental Illnesses Issues
  • Labor Union Issues
  • Labor and Employment-Related Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Business immigration matters

  • Business Immigration and Resident Visa Applications

Business Immigration-Related Laws and Regulations Advice

News & Events

Our People

Kazutoshi Kakuyama

Kazutoshi Kakuyama

Partner

Office:
Tokyo
Languages:
Japanese
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English

Kazutoshi Kakuyama is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, specializing in labor and employment law and general corporate matters and leading the labor and employment pracitice group of the firm.  He has extensive experience in employment dispute resolution and compliance as well as business immigration. His clients are mainly multinational companies.

Mr.Kakuyama writes articles and books regularly on employment law issues.

Kenichi Nakano

Kenichi Nakano

Partner

Office:
Tokyo
Languages:
Japanese
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English

Kenichi Nakano is a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, whose practice is focused on providing legal advice on activities required to conduct business in Japan, including such matters as establishment of a business presence in Japan, advising on regulatory requirements, preparing IT service agreements, rules of employment, and joint venture agreements. Mr. Nakano advises financial institutions in the areas of real estate trust law, the FSA inspection process, and inter-bank transactions. He also represents clients in various types of litigation involving patent, copyright, real estate, financial futures, labor and commercial transactions issues.

Ius Laboris

Ius Laboris is a global Alliance of leading employment, labour and pension law firms that provide companies employing an international workforce with first-class legal advice and support on all human resources issues.

We are passionate about all aspects of human resources law. From Mobility to Discrimination, and from Restructuring to Pensions, our local experts around the world provide deep market knowledge, wherever they are based.

We understand the challenges of managing an international workforce because that is our single focus. With over 1,400 employment lawyers in more than 160 cities worldwide, we always bring a genuinely cross-border perspective.

Ius Laboris firms have a distinctive global way of thinking, and with our trained team of project managers on hand to coordinate our offering around the world, we deliver a seamless integrated service to suit your requirements, wherever you need us.

Ours is a passionate, entrepreneurial and collaborative global community. Our culture of friendship and specialisation enables us to navigate all aspects of employing a workforce across borders with ease

Finally, and most importantly, we are all committed to excellence. With more ranked HR lawyers than our nearest rival (source Chambers Global Guide 2015), in more jurisdictions (source Legal 500, July 2015), Ius Laboris brings together more leading law firms than any other HR legal services organisation. That’s something we’re extremely proud of.