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

The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2024 edition)
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Global Guide 2022"
Our lawyers selected in "Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2022"

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Kana Manabe:News

Firm 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.19 (April 2023) DownloadPDF
Myanmar Legal MHM Newsletter Vol. 25 (March 2023) DownloadPDF
MHM Asian Legal Insights Special Edition Vol.18 (January 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

Magazine Article
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Corporate M&A 2023 (Q&A Resub + T&D) - Myanmar"
"Getting The Deal Through - Real Estate 2023 – Myanmar Chapter"
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Corporate M&A 2022 - Myanmar Chapter"

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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