News

2019

Awards
Highly rated in "Expert Guides 2018: The World’s Leading Lawyers Chosen by their Peers"
Public Service
Masakazu Masujima became the member of Expert Committee for Promoting International Rights of Intellectual Property, Patent office
Public Service
Hideaki Umetsu served as a co-chair of "6th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Biennial Conference: Unified Asia" organized by International Bar Association
Awards
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's "Study Group on AI and Data Contract Guidelines" project, in which Atsushi Okada serves as a member, receives a special award in the "Data Management Award" held by JDMC
Awards
Firm receives Finance Law Firm of the Year and Projects & Energy Law Firm of the Year and Gaku Ishiwata receives Outstanding Achievement Award at Chambers Japan Awards 2019
Firm News
Eleven new partners and seven new of counsels
Public Service
Takuto Ichimura became the member of "Subcommittee on Electricity Resilience toward Decarbonized Society", Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Public Service
MHM endorses ACCJ’s support for marriage equality in Japan
Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers Global 2019
Awards
Firm ranks highly in World Trademark Review 1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2019
Awards
Firm selected as leading law firm in Global Competition Review's "GCR100 - 19th Edition"
Media
Comments by Yusuke Hatakeyama, attorney-at-law, were featured in an Bloomberg BNA article titled "CPTPP Commission Tackles Dispute Settlement at First Meeting (1)" published on January 17, 2019
Awards
Top Ranking Received From The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019
Firm News
34 new lawyers joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Public Service
Atsushi Okada became the lecturer for Mandatory Training at the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (Amended Unfair Competition Prevention Act and Data-Related Business)
Awards
Firm ranked 1st in the Japan M&A Legal Advisory Review 2018 by Bloomberg
Awards
Firm ranked 1st in Japan M&A Advisory Table 2018 by Thomson Reuters
Awards
Firm ranked 1st among "Legal Advisers to Japanese M&A" in the League Tables for 2018 by Mergermarket
Awards
Firm ranked 1st in the Japan Japan Markets Rankings by dealogic
Firm News
Kota Ito joins Mori Hamada & Matsumoto