Satoshi Kawai


Satoshi Kawai

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Contact Information

+81-3-5223-7734 ( Tokyo)
+66-2-266-6485 (Bangkok)
+81-3-5223-7634 (Tokyo)
+66-2-266-6483 (Bangkok)

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Satoshi Kawai:Awards

36 lawyers were selected as leading lawyers in asialaw PROFILES' "Asia law Leading Lawyers 2020"
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Top rankings received from IFLR1000 FINANCIAL AND CORPORATE 2019

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Satoshi Kawai:News

Firm News
Chandler MHM Limited Starts Operations
Public Service
Satoshi Kawai became a Board Member of the Japan Association of Arbitrators
Public Service
Satoshi Kawai became the Director of Japan ADR Association

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Satoshi Kawai:Seminars

Oct. 12, 2007External Seminars
Japan’s Emerging M&A Market: Defensive Measures, Judicial Review, and Insider Trading

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Satoshi Kawai:Publications

Book Article
"Guide to Current Thai Business Laws"
"New Trusts as Social Infrastructure"
"Practical Counseling on Corporate Law (Supplement)"

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Satoshi Kawai:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
  • Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., 1995)
  • with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York (1995-1996)
  • with Nomura Securities International, Inc., New York (1996-1997)

Major Activities

  • Lecturer at Tohoku University Law School (2004-2015)
  • Arbitrator for Arbitration Center, Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association (2005-)
  • Member of International Advisory Board (IAB), Columbia Law School (2006-2014)
  • Chairman of Arbitration Center Committee, Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association (2011-2016)
  • Special Member of the Dispute Reconciliation Committee for Nuclear Damage, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (2011-)
  • Member of the Commission on Policy Evaluation and Evaluation of Incorporated Administrative Agencies, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (2013-2015)
  • Member of "Subcommittee for Reform of Incorporated Administrative Agencies," Counsel for Promotion of Administrative Reform, Headquarters for Promoting Administrative Reform of the Cabinet Secretariat (2013-2014)
  • Director of Japan ADR Association (2014-)
  • Board Member of the Japan Association of Arbitrators (2016-)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 1989; New York, 1996
Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association