Noriaki Wakabayashi


Noriaki Wakabayashi

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Noriaki Wakabayashi:Awards

The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2024 edition)
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and the inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™

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Noriaki Wakabayashi:News

Firm News
19 new partners and 17 new counsels
Firm News
Eleven new partners and twelve new counsels
Firm News
7 new lawyers joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Noriaki Wakabayashi:Publications

Magazine Article
"Review of Issues in Ordinary General Meetings of Shareholders in June 2023"
Magazine Article
"Operation of Shareholders Meetings in Post-COVID-19 Era - Based on the Revision of Q&A for Shareholders Meetings"
Magazine Article
"Future Shareholder Meeting Practices Responding to COVID-19 - Reconsidering Q&A for Shareholders Meetings"

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Noriaki Wakabayashi:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2008)
  • University of Michigan Law School (LL.M., 2017)
  • with Herbert Smith Freehills, London and Tokyo (2017-2018)
  • seconded to the Civil Affairs Bureau at the Ministry of Justice (specializing in the Companies Act and Commercial Law; concurrently assigned to the Commercial Affairs Division (2019-2020)) (2019-2021)

Practice Group

  • Corporate
  • M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Crisis Management/Compliance
  • ESG and SDGs

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2009; New York, 2018
Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association