Hitoshi SHIMBO



Hitoshi SHIMBO

  • TEL : +81-3-3234-3755
  • FAX : +81-3-3237-7667

Hitoshi Shimbo is a partner of Nozomi Sogo. He passed Japan’s bar exam in 1980 and served as a public prosecutor from 1983 to 1990 and from 1993 to 1994. He was admitted to the bar in Japan in 1995. He is a member of Japan Federation of Bar Associations and Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

Practice Areas

  • ・Corporate Law: Corporate Crisis Management, Due Diligence, Anti-social Influences Eradication
  • ・Criminal Defense: Corporate and White Collar Criminal Defense, Breach of Political Funds Control Act, Breach of Public Offices Election Act
  • ・Others: Antitrust Law, Administrative Litigation


  • ・Nozomi Sogo, June 1995 – Present

  • ・Public Prosecutors Office, Tokyo, Japan, April 1993 – 1994
    Public Prosecutor

  • ・Tokyo District Court, Tokyo, Japan, April 1990 – March 1993
    Assistant Judge

  • ・Public Prosecutors Offices, Tokyo, Niigata, Matsuyama, Tokyo, Japan, April 1983 – March 1990
    Public Prosecutor


  • Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, Certified, 1983
    University of Tokyo Faculty of Law, LL.B., 1978


  • Japanese and English

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