Japanese law firm TA Lawyers GKJ (in Japanese, 東京赤坂法律事務所・外国法共同事業) is the Tokyo alliance office of leading Asia-based law firm TransAsia Lawyers. It was established by Japanese and foreign attorneys who have advised major foreign and Japanese clients since the early 1990s.
We specialize in Japanese corporate practice and M&A, employment, technology, media & publishing, licensing & distribution and consumer brand matters.
At its core our firm prizes legal excellence, commercial sense, and a highly proactive approach to assisting our clients. We understand that clients must have urgent clarity to make informed and efficient decisions in the distinctive business environment of Japan. To this end we are pleased to represent some of the world’s leading multinational corporations, interactive game companies, publishers, medical and consumer/luxury brands doing business in our jurisdiction.
TA Lawyers GKJ is a Japanese and foreign joint venture, locally referred to as a “gaikokuho kyodo jigyo” (GKJ), and seamlessly combines all the skills and experience of local and foreign attorneys to provide the best available legal services in our practice areas.
Our TransAsia Lawyers alliance offices, located in Beijing and Shanghai, are a premier provider of similar legal services to many of the world’s leading multinationals doing business in China.
The TAL Beijing office specializes in telecommunications, media and technology matters, with a leading reputation in those industries. The TAL Shanghai office advises on traditional practice areas including manufacturing, wholesale and retail, land and real estate, luxury goods and employment law.
TransAsia Lawyers is one of the leading law firms licensed in the People's Republic of China. Please click here for details about our professional colleagues in China.
Mr. Ogawa specializes in the areas of information technology/media, licensing and distribution, employment and entertainment law. Read more
Mr. Motomura specializes in the areas of information technology/media, interactive games, licensing and distribution, employment and entertainment law.
Mr. Oliver-Frost specializes in the areas of information technology/media, licensing and distribution, cross-border M&A, corporate and commercial advisory and employment law. Read more