Kotaro Ohno

Special Counsel

Kotaro Ohno

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Languages
Japanese

Contact Information

TEL
+81-3-6213-8134
FAX
+81-3-6213-8034

Practice Areas

Kotaro Ohno:News

Firm News
Kotaro Ohno joins Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Kotaro Ohno:Publications

Book Article
"Legal Practice for Handling Corporate Crises and Wrongdoing Cases [2nd ed.]"
Magazine Article
“Current State and Practical Issues of Extradition”
Magazine Article
“The Convention on the Law of the Sea and Criminal Law”

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Kotaro Ohno:Other

Background

  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1974)
  • Public Prosecutor at Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office (1976)
  • Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1978)
  • Assigned to Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice (1982)
  • Public Prosecutor at Osaka District Public Prosecutors Office (1987)
  • Public Prosecutor at Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office (1989)
  • Counsellor, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice (1994)
  • Counsellor, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Justice (1996)
  • Director of the General Affairs Division, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice (1998)
  • Director-General of the General Affairs Department, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office (2000)
  • Deputy Director-General of the Office for Promotion of Justice System Reform Within the Cabinet (2001)
  • Chief Prosecutor at Utsunomiya District Public Prosecutors Office (2004)
  • Director-General of the General Affairs Department, Supreme Public Prosecutors Office (2005)
  • Director-General of the Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice (2007) Vice-Minister of Justice (2009)
  • Superintending Prosecutor at Sendai High Public Prosecutors Office (2011)
  • Superintending Prosecutor at Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office (2012)
  • Prosecutor-General (2014)
  • Retired (2016)

Major Activities

  • Vice-President of Hosokai (2017-2021)
  • President of International Civil and Commercial Law Centre Foundation (2017-)
  • Councillor for Asia Crime Prevention Foundation (2017-)
  • Member of Government Auditing Consultative Committee, Board of Audit of Japan (2017-)
  • Special Adviser for the Liability Investigation Committee, Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan (2018-)
  • Representative of Gakushikai (2019-)
  • Member of Public Prosecutor's Qualifications Examination Committee, Ministry of Justice (2019-)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, November 2016
Daiichi-Tokyo Bar Association