Kana Manabe


Kana Manabe

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Contact Information

+65-6593-9762 (Singapore)
+95-1-9253653(Yangon), +84-28-3622-1632(HCMC)
+65-6593-9751 (Singapore)
+95-1-9253651(Yangon), +84-28-3622-2610(HCMC)

Practice Areas

Kana Manabe:Awards

Top rankings received from Chambers Global 2024
Top rankings received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024
MHM lawyers selected in “Who’s Who Legal: Global Practice Area Report 2023” and “Thought Leaders Report 2023”

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Kana Manabe: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.21 (February 2024) DownloadPDF
MHM Asian Legal Insights Special Edition Vol.20 (August 2023) DownloadPDF
Myanmar Legal MHM Newsletter Vol. 26 (July 2023) DownloadPDF

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Kana Manabe:Seminars

Mar. 31, 2022MHM Seminars
"Myanmar update; business and human rights in Myanmar"
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"

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Kana Manabe:Publications

「Chambers Global Practice Guide Corporate M&A 2024 - Myanmar Chapter」
"Getting The Deal Through - Real Estate 2024 - Myanmar Chapter"
"M&A Rules in Emerging Asian Countries - Fourth edition"

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Kana Manabe:Research Reports

Kana Manabe:Other


  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Law (LL.B., 1999)
  • Kyoto University, School of Law (LL.M., 2001)
  • University of Michigan Law School (LL.M., 2006)
  • With Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Los Angeles (2006-2007)

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
Registered as Foreign Attorney in Vietnam, 2022