Latham’s Tokyo office provides cutting-edge advice to Japanese and multinational companies on matters with a Japan nexus.
We advise clients on complex inbound and outbound M&A, technology, fintech, financings, investigations, project finance, private equity, emerging companies, and disputes. Our diverse team of lawyers advises on matters of Japanese, English, and US law, drawing on a comprehensive knowledge of the Japanese market.
Latham’s Asia offices work as one team, bringing together elite capabilities across practices and industries, native language and cultural knowledge, and on-the-ground support. Serving clients from the region’s major financial, commercial, and regulatory hubs we seamlessly integrate through Latham’s global platform to deliver sophisticated counsel and representation to clients on their most complex and consequential matters in Asia and around the world.
Our lawyers rank among the very top practitioners in the region. We regularly advise on the most transformative capital markets offerings, private equity, and M&A transactions in every major jurisdiction. We act for financial institutions, sponsors, and major corporates on complex disputes, and guide multinationals through the increasingly complex web of anti-money laundering, sanctions, and export controls regimes. We represent sponsors and lenders in the region’s landmark project finance matters and infrastructure projects. And increasingly, we advise on the emerging ESG and sustainability issues affecting companies with operations in Asia.
As one of the world’s largest pro bono providers, Latham takes on matters in nearly every area of public interest law. In Asia, our pro bono efforts include supporting asylum seekers, serving the elderly, and advocating for gender equality and the empowerment of women.