Takafumi Okuda

Special Counsel

Takafumi Okuda

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Languages
Japanese

Contact Information

TEL
+81-3-6213-8131
FAX
+81-3-6213-8031

Practice Areas

Takafumi Okuda:News

Firm News
Representing a client, MHM obtains a National Tax Tribunal decision in favor of the client, ordering rescission of a tax authority’s disposition for taxation in full
Public Service
Takafumi Okuda became Headquarters Examiner, The Japan Center for Settlement of Traffic Accident Disputes
Public Service
Takafumi Okuda became a member of The Committee for Certified Evaluation and Accreditation of Law Schools, National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education

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Takafumi Okuda:Publications

Book Article
"Handbook for the Commercial Litigation Settelement"
Book Transcript
"Changes in Business Succession"

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Takafumi Okuda:Other

Background

  • Kyoto University (LL.B., 1974)
  • Assistant Judge at Tokyo District Court (1976)
  • Assigned to Administrative Affairs Bureau, Supreme Court General Secretariat (1978)
  • Assistant Judge at Shimonoseki Branch of Yamaguchi District Court (1980)
  • Assistant Judge at Osaka District Court (1983)
  • Assistant Judge at Izuhara Branch of Nagasaki District/Family Court (1986)
  • Professor (in charge of civil affairs) at the Court Clerk Research and Training Institute (1988)
  • Acting Judge at Tokyo High Court (1991)
  • Professor (in charge of civil trials) at the Legal Training and Research Institute (1992)
  • Director General of the Legal Training and Research Institute (1998)
  • Chief Judge at Tokyo District Court (2002)
  • Judge at Tokyo High Court (2006)
  • Director of Niigata District Court (2007)
  • Chief Judge at Tokyo High Court (2009)
  • Director of Yokohama District Court (2015)
  • Retired upon reaching retirement age (2016)

Major Activities

  • Member of the Japan Association of the Law of Civil Procedure (1985)
  • Bar Examiner of the National Bar Examination Commission (second-stage examination, Civil Code) (1993-1996)
  • Bar Examiner of the National Bar Examination Commission (second-stage examination, Code of Civil Procedure) (1998)
  • Specialist Member of the Central Council for Education (Subdivision on Universities) (2001-2002)
  • Member of the Legal Profession Training Issue Committee, Japan Bar Association (2001-2003)
  • Member of the National Bar Examination Commission (2006-2015)
  • Member of Committee for Recommending Summary Court Judges (2016-2019)
  • Temporary Member of Examination Committee for Certification of Sickness and Disability, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (2017-)
  • Member of The Committee for Certified Evaluation and Accreditation of Law Schools, National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education (2018‐)
  • Headquarters Examiner, The Japan Center for Settlement of Traffic Accident Disputes (2018-)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, August 2016
Tokyo Bar Association