Kazato KAWANISHI

OF COUNSEL

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Kazato KAWANISHI

  • TEL : +81-3-3265-3851
  • FAX : +81-3-3265-3860

Kazato Kawanishi is Of Counsel of Nozomi Sogo. He passed Japan’s bar exam in 2005 and was admitted to the bar in Japan in 2007. He is a member of the State Bar of New York, Japan Federation of Bar Associations and Tokyo Bar Association. He joined Nozomi Sogo in January 2021.

Practice Areas

  • ・Corporate and M&A: M&A, Reorganization, Business Alliance, Corporate Governance/ Shareholders Meeting, Compliance, SDGs/ESG, Venture and Startup Support
  • ・International Practice: International Commercial Contracts, Cross-border M&A, Joint Venture
  • ・Dispute Resolution and Litigation, including International Arbitration
  • ・Others: General Civil and Business Matters

Experience

  • ・Nozomi Sogo, January 2021 – Present
    Of Counsel

  • ・Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners Tokyo Office, April 2019 – December 2020
    Associate

  • ・Sojitz Corporation, August 2016 – March 2019
    Seconded Attorney

  • ・Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners Tokyo Office, September 2015 – July 2016
    Associate

  • ・Oon & Bazul LLP, Singapore, September 2014-August 2015
    Seconded Attorney

  • ・Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners Osaka Office, September 2007 – June 2013
    Associate

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, LL,M., 2014
    Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, Certified, 2007
    Kyoto University Faculty of Law, LL.B., 2005

Languages

  • Japanese and English

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