Kana Manabe


Kana Manabe

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Contact Information

+65-6593-9762 (Singapore)
+95-1-9253653 (Yangon)
+65-6593-9751 (Singapore)
+95-1-9253651 (Yangon)

Practice Areas

Kana Manabe:Awards

Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Japan
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2019"
Top rankings received from " Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2019"

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Kana Manabe:News

Firm News
Representing Hitachi Ltd in an international arbitration conducted under the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (‘SIAC’)
Firm News
The Union Attorney General's Office (UAGO) and the JICA Legal and Judicial Development Assistance Project hosted a workshop at which two of the firm's lawyers gave a lecture
Firm News
Kana Manabe and Yoshie Midorikawa registered as foreign lawyers before Singapore International Commercial Court

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Kana Manabe:Newsletters

MHM Asian Legal Insights Special Edition Vol.10 (June 2020)
Use of Calderbank Offers in International Arbitration A strategic tool to save costs
Update on the recent measures relating to COVID-19 issued by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population DownloadPDF
The enactment of the Insolvency Law, release of the Project Bank website, commencement of foreign shares trading on the YSX, the recent reductions of interest rates by the CBM and the recent amendment of the criteria... DownloadPDF

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Kana Manabe:Seminars

Oct. 18, 2019MHM Seminars
"The Changing Landscape of International Dispute Resolution ~ the Impact of Third Party Funding"
Dec. 3, 2009External Seminars
"Dispute Resolution and Restructuring/Bankruptcy in Japan"
Nov. 11, 2009MHM Seminars
MHM Seminar

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Kana Manabe:Publications

"The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review – Japan Chapter"
"The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review – Japan Chapter"
"Handbook for Rules Against Bribery of Foreign Public Officials for Companies Expanding Overseas"

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Kana Manabe:Research Reports

Kana Manabe:Other


  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Law (LL.B., 1999)
  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Law (LL.M., 2001)
  • University of Michigan Law School (LL.M., 2006)
  • With Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Los Angeles (2006-2007)
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer at Singapore International Commercial Court (2015)

Major Activities

  • Legal Adviser for the Legal and Judicial Cooperation Project in the Kingdom of Cambodia, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (2007-2008)

Practice Group

  • International Dispute Resolution Practice Group
  • Competition/Antitrust Practice Group
  • Employment & Labor Law Practice Group

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2002; New York, 2007
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore, 2014