Awards

Below are some of the awards and commendations received by the firm's lawyers and Practice Groups.

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The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch i…

In the 2025 edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan™ by Best Lawyers®, five lawyers have been selected …

Award Recipients
Yoichi Okuda Naosuke Ichikawa Yasuzo Takeno Kazuhiro Kanamaru Satoshi Kawai Takuya Iizuka Hiroki Saito Masanori Sato Ko Fujita Hideki Matsui Ken Miura Soichiro Fujiwara Takashi Miyatani Noboru Suwa Hajime Tanahashi Minoru Sawaguchi Akira Marumo Tsunemichi Yokoyama Shigehiko Ishimoto Tomohiro Tsuchiya Kensuke Ambe Takuya Eguchi Seiichi Okazaki Chisako Takaya Yutaka Miyoshi Koichiro Iida Toshifumi Ueda Gaku Ishiwata Kenji Ito Fumiharu Hiromoto Atsushi Oishi Eriko Ozawa Takahiro Kobayashi Mugi Sekido Takeshi Mukawa Masaru Arai Yasuhiko Fujitsu Naoki Ishikawa Yoshifumi Onodera Akiko Sueoka Katsumasa Suzuki Yusuke Ishii Airo Inoue Hideki Utsunomiya Daisuke Oda Taro Omoto Takeshi Komatsu Mitsue Tanaka Koji Toshima Ryota Yamasaki Yo Uraoka Takayuki Kihira Yoshihiro Kojima Rintaro Shinohara Atsuko Taishido Atsunori Nobukuni Hiromi Hayashi Masakazu Masujima Hiroko Yotsumoto Hiroki Aoyama Akira Ehira Atsushi Okada Aruto Kagami Tetsushi Kamimura Shuhei Kubota Yohei Koyama Takane Hori Taichi Arai Takanori Ishikawa Takahiro Inou Shuhei Uchida Nobuharu Onishi Shigeki Okatani Takeshi Okuyama Mihoko Shima Hideaki Umetsu Sachiko Omuro Ryutaro Kawamura Makoto Sakai Susumu Hanawa Hirokazu Hayashi Shinichiro Yokota Yoshikazu Abe Masakazu Kumagai Masahito Saeki Kenichi Sekiguchi Munetaka Dai Toshimitsu Nemoto Kohei Morita Shiho Ono Akira Matsushita Kunihiro Watanabe Atsushi Inoue Hiroshi Oyama Hiroki Kishi Seiji Akimoto Yoshihito Kuramochi Yusuke Suehiro Katsuyuki Tainaka Tetsu Takeuchi Hiroyuki Tanaka Ryosuke Nishimoto Yohsuke Higashi Tomoya Fujita Yusuke Matsui Yusuke Murakami Hiroshi Yamauchi Daiki Ishikawa Yuta Kawashima Kenta Kawabata Hiroyuki Kurihara Norihito Sato Tsuyoshi Shirakawa Yusuke Takamiya Ryo Chikasawa Yusuke Nakajima Satoru Hasumoto Hideki Ben Masafumi Masuda Aiko Mizuguchi Suguru Miyata Norimitsu Mori Kazuo Yoshida Hiromasa Arai Takanori Shinohara Yoshinori Tatsuno Dai Katagiri Hironobu Noma Takamasa Horio Noriaki Wakabayashi Mikito Ishida Masayuki Ishibashi Kei Shirakawa Saori Takekoshi Wataru Ishida Takaaki Kanayama Noboru Kitayama Seri Takahashi Yasutaka Tokuda Reiya Nakano Takafumi Goto Nobuhiko Suzuki Keita Nakano Masaki Kakimoto Koki Kanemura Takeshi Fukuda Daniel Allen Ayako Ikeda Daisuke Tsuta Kentaro Matsumura Colin Trehearne Naohisa Iimura Yusuke Iino Sayako Chujo Hiroki Habuka Shimpei Ochi Ryosuke Onobori Takaaki Okano Ayaka Isaji Kensuke Oki Akiko Okanari Satoshi Ogawa Ryo Onaka Jun Kimura Takahiro Kobayashi Yuki Sameshima Tasuku Suenaga Fumiya Sunose Go Chihara Shinichiro Nakano Masataka Hayano Keiichi Bando Takaaki Higuchi Kenta Minamitani Ryo Yoshino Kohei Wachi Jun Akimoto Shingo Ushirogata Shintaro Okawa Yuka Ota Shutaro Kuwahara Kento Hirata Yusuke Maeyama Midori Yamaguchi Shun Watanabe Jun Umezawa Yuki Kanematsu Hirotada Kobayashi Seiya Takao Saki Teraoka Yuki Tominaga Yuki Tominaga Shinya Mizumoto Kotaro Minamida Tomohiro Oka Kazuki Sawa Hiroki Yamaguchi Takeru Kondo Kota Inatsu Yusuke Watanabe 
Chambers Global 2024
Top rankings received from Chambers Global 2024

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and our lawyers are recognized in the practice areas listed below in Japan f…

Award Recipients
Masanori Sato Hajime Tanahashi Shigehiko Ishimoto Yutaka Miyoshi Gaku Ishiwata Takahiro Kobayashi Atsushi Oishi Yuto Matsumura Mugi Sekido Takeshi Mukawa Yasuhiko Fujitsu Katsumasa Suzuki Yoshifumi Onodera Taro Omoto Takayuki Kihira Yoshihiro Kojima Hiroki Aoyama Akira Ehira Koichiro Iida Atsushi Okada Kana Manabe Shuhei Uchida Hideaki Umetsu Hirokazu Hayashi Toshimitsu Nemoto Akira Matsushita Yusuke Suehiro Katsuyuki Tainaka Kunio Miyaoka Yuki Matsuda Daniel Allen Jessada Sawatdipong V. Joseph Tisuthiwongse Supattra Sathapornnanon Arkrapol Pichedvanichok Nuanporn Wechsuwanarux David Beckstead Khin Cho Kyi 
The Legal 500
Top rankings received from The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto has been ranked in the top tier of recommended law firms in Japan, Thailand …

Award Recipients
Yasuzo Takeno Masanori Sato Ken Miura Soichiro Fujiwara Hajime Tanahashi Chisako Takaya Yutaka Miyoshi Koichiro Iida Gaku Ishiwata Kenji Ito Atsushi Oishi Eriko Ozawa Takahiro Kobayashi Mugi Sekido Takeshi Mukawa Yasuhiko Fujitsu Yoshifumi Onodera Katsumasa Suzuki Hideki Utsunomiya Taro Omoto Ryota Yamasaki Fumiko Hama Hiromi Hayashi Masakazu Masujima Hiroki Aoyama Atsushi Okada Takane Hori Taichi Arai Takahiro Inou Nobuharu Onishi Shigeki Okatani Hideaki Umetsu Makoto Sakai Yoshikazu Abe Masahito Saeki Toshimitsu Nemoto Akira Matsushita Atsushi Inoue Hiroshi Oyama Yusuke Suehiro Katsuyuki Tainaka Tomoya Fujita Yusuke Murakami Hiroshi Yamauchi Hiroyuki Kurihara Satoru Hasumoto Dai Katagiri Hironobu Noma Saori Takekoshi Masayuki Ishibashi Kei Shirakawa Daisuke Tsuta Takaaki Kanayama Hideaki Kuwahara Yoshihiko Abe Katsuya Terai Kazuhito Imaizumi Jessada Sawatdipong V. Joseph Tisuthiwongse Daniel Allen Khin Cho Kyi Tip-apa Limvichai 
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Top rankings received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and our lawyers are recognized in the practice areas listed below in Japan f…

Award Recipients
Yasuzo Takeno Masanori Sato Ken Miura Soichiro Fujiwara Hajime Tanahashi Shigehiko Ishimoto Chisako Takaya Yutaka Miyoshi Koichiro Iida Gaku Ishiwata Kenji Ito Atsushi Oishi Eriko Ozawa Takahiro Kobayashi Mugi Sekido Yuto Matsumura Takeshi Mukawa Yasuhiko Fujitsu Katsumasa Suzuki Naoki Ishikawa Hideki Utsunomiya Taro Omoto Ryota Yamasaki Yo Uraoka Takayuki Kihira Yoshihiro Kojima Masakazu Masujima Hiroki Aoyama Akira Ehira Atsushi Okada Kana Manabe Taichi Arai Takahiro Inou Shuhei Uchida Nobuharu Onishi Shigeki Okatani Hideaki Umetsu Makoto Sakai Hirokazu Hayashi Yoshikazu Abe Toshimitsu Nemoto Akira Matsushita Hiroshi Oyama Yusuke Suehiro Katsuyuki Tainaka Yusuke Murakami Hiroshi Yamauchi Hiroyuki Kurihara Yusuke Takamiya Satoru Hasumoto Kunio Miyaoka Kazuo Yoshida Takamasa Horio Yuki Matsuda Daniel Allen Jessada Sawatdipong Arkrapol Pichedvanichok V. Joseph Tisuthiwongse Nathee Silacharoen Nuanporn Wechsuwanarux Supattra Sathapornnanon Tananan Thammakiat David Beckstead Pranat Laohapairoj Khin Cho Kyi Nguyen Ngoc Phuc Abadi Tisnadisastra 
asialaw
Top rankings received from asialaw 2023-24

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto has achieved top ranking in asialaw 2023-24 as one of the "Outstanding" firm…

Award Recipients
Hiroshi Maeda Yasuzo Takeno Masanori Sato Ken Miura Soichiro Fujiwara Hajime Tanahashi Tomohiro Tsuchiya Chisako Takaya Yutaka Miyoshi Gaku Ishiwata Kenji Ito Mugi Sekido Atsushi Oishi Eriko Ozawa Yuto Matsumura Takahiro Kobayashi Yasuhiko Fujitsu Naoki Ishikawa Katsumasa Suzuki Taro Omoto Koji Toshima Hiroki Aoyama Seiji Akimoto Atsushi Okada Takahiro Inou Nobuharu Onishi Shigeki Okatani Masahito Saeki Toshimitsu Nemoto Akira Matsushita Yusuke Suehiro Hiroyuki Tanaka Hiroshi Yamauchi Satoru Hasumoto Kenji Nishio Takamasa Horio Sarunporn Chaianant Jessada Sawatdipong V. Joseph Tisuthiwongse Supattra Sathapornnanon Tananan Thammakiat David Beckstead Arkrapol Pichedvanichok Waree Shinsirikul Khin Cho Kyi Nathee Silacharoen Ha Thi Dung Abadi Tisnadisastra 
IFLR1000 2023
Top rankings received from IFLR1000 2023

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto has been ranked in the top tier of recommended law firms in following catego…

Award Recipients
Hiroshi Maeda Yasuzo Takeno Satoshi Kawai Masanori Sato Ken Miura Noboru Suwa Hajime Tanahashi Eiko Hakoda Akira Marumo Kensuke Ambe Toshifumi Ueda Gaku Ishiwata Atsushi Oishi Eriko Ozawa Takahiro Kobayashi Takeshi Mukawa Yuto Matsumura Yasuhiko Fujitsu Katsumasa Suzuki Taro Omoto Koji Toshima Rintaro Shinohara Hiroki Aoyama Shuhei Uchida Akira Ehira Shigeki Okatani Mihoko Shima Hirokazu Hayashi Masakazu Kumagai Masahito Saeki Kenichi Sekiguchi Toshimitsu Nemoto Akira Matsushita Atsushi Inoue Yoshihito Kuramochi Yusuke Suehiro Katsuyuki Tainaka Yohsuke Higashi Yusuke Murakami Sonoko Amano Suguru Miyata Kenji Nishio Yukinari Hanta Masayuki Ishibashi Kei Shirakawa Yuki Matsuda Takafumi Goto Tony Grundy Jessada Sawatdipong V. Joseph Tisuthiwongse Arkrapol Pichedvanichok Pranee Klinratana Sarunporn Chaianant Supattra Sathapornnanon Nathee Silacharoen Supalerk Rugsarigorn Tananan Thammakiat Khin Cho Kyi Ha Thi Dung Nuanporn Wechsuwanarux David Beckstead Nirmalan Amirthanesan Nguyen Ngoc Phuc 

Recent Awards

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MHM receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2024
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Top rankings received from IAM Patent 1000 2024
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MHM receives award for Japan Domestic Law Advisers of the Year at Chambers Asia-Pacific and Greater China Region Awards 2024
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MHM receives award at Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2024
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Abi Abadi Tisnadisastra recognized as one of Indonesia's top A-List lawyers for 2024 by Asia Business Law Journal

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