Shuhei Uchida


Shuhei Uchida

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Work Highlights

  • Sale of Hitachi Metals by Hitachi to Bain Capital (May 2021)​
  • Sale of Hitachi Chemical to Showa Denko by Hitachi (November 2019)​
  • MBO of Aderans Company Limited (October 2016)
  • Represented Seino Transportation​ (currently, Seino Holdings) in connection with its introduction of the ​​Japan's first takeover defense plan (trust type rights plan) (June 2005)

Shuhei Uchida:Awards

The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2025 edition)
Top rankings received from Chambers Global 2024
Top rankings received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024

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Shuhei Uchida:News

Public Service
Shuhei Uchida became a visiting associate professor at the University of Tokyo, School of Law
Public Service
Shuhei Uchida became a lecturer at Kyoto University Law School
Firm News
Six associates become partners in January

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Shuhei Uchida:Seminars

Apr. 10, 2019External Seminars
"Panel discussion - Bigger and better? Japanese cross-border M&A in 2019 and beyond"

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Shuhei Uchida:Publications

"Corporate Governance of Japan's Top 100 Companies 2024"
Magazine Panel Discussion
"Round-Table Talk: Shareholder Activism and Review of Shareholders Meetings in June 2023"
Magazine Article
"Practical Q&A On the Companies Act Part 75: II. Written Resolutions Made at Board Meetings and Directors with Special Interest"

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Shuhei Uchida:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2002)
  • Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., 2008)
  • with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (2008-2009)
  • Secondment to the Civil Affairs Bureau at the Ministry of Justice (specializing in the Companies Act) (2010 - 2013)

Major Activities

  • Lecturer at Kyoto University Law School(2017-2021)
  • Visiting Associate Professor at The University of Tokyo School of Law(2022-)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2003; New York, 2009
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association