International Practice

With offices across Asia and a network that spans the world, we have developed from a Japanese firm to a global one, providing international legal services in diverse practices from M&A and other corporate transactions to compliance and dispute resolution

With our knowledge of and experience with the Chinese legal and business environment, we help clients succeed in China

We provide comprehensive and sound legal service for clients conducting business in Korea, drawing on our accumulated experience and knowledge of Korea-Japan business practice.

Japanese and Taiwanese lawyers who know actuals of Taiwan compose team and support cases.

We offer a broad range of advice for corporations and regional management companies conducting business in Singapore

We provide comprehensive legal support for clients conducting business in Thailand, drawing on our considerable “on-the-ground” knowledge and capabilities in Thailand augmented by our recent business integration with a leading Thai law firm.

We have abundant experience working on Myanmar-related matters and are uniquely equipped to advise clients in a broad range of matters in Myanmar, as Myanmar opens up to foreign investment

We have many years of experience advising clients on a wide variety of legal matters relating to Vietnam

We provide broad legal support for clients conducting business in Indonesia based on our deep understanding of the legal environment and business practices in Indonesia

We provide comprehensive legal support for corporations entering and operating in the Philippines

We provide comprehensive legal support built on our long experience advising clients on a wide variety of transactions and matters in Malaysia

With a deep understanding of the latest developments in law and business practices, we are well placed to advise clients on a broad range of matters relating to Cambodia. Matters relating to Cambodia and its emerging markets are efficiently handled through our various regional offices in Bangkok, Singapore, and Yangon

With a deep understanding of legal and business practices in the Mekong region, we are well placed to advise on a broad range of matters relating to Laos

Our firm is a pioneer in providing legal advice for our clients on a broad range of corporate transactions and legal matters relating to India

We are able to provide broad support for corporations entering and operating in Bangladesh by drawing upon our knowledge and experience in Bangladesh and other emerging economies

With our knowledge and experience in Sri Lanka, we advise clients in entering and operating in Sri Lanka

We are advising our clients in their corporate activities, investments, and legal matters with respect to the laws of the EU and its member states

We provide a broad range of legal support for businesses entering or operating in Brazil, Mexico, and other countries in Latin America

We provide a broad range of legal support for businesses entering or operating in Turkey and the Middle East

We strongly support trade and business between Japan and Israel.

We provide legal support for corporations entering or operating in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

We provide a broad range of legal support for Japanese businesses throughout Africa

International Practice:People

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International Practice:Legal Topics

International Practice:Newsletters

MHM Asian Legal Insights
MHM Asian Legal Insights Special Edition Vol.18 (January 2023)
Restructuring & Insolvency Newsletter
FTX Chapter 11 from Japanese Law Perspective (2)
Restructuring & Insolvency Newsletter
FTX Chapter 11 from Japanese Law Perspective (1)
CORPORATE NEWSLETTER
A Lookback on Foreign Investment Regulations in Japan in 2022
A Lookback on Foreign Investment Regulations in Japan in 2022

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International Practice:News

Awards
Top Rankings Received from The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023
Awards
Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2022"
Awards
Top Rankings Received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023
Awards
Firm receives awards at asialaw Awards 2022/23
Media
Shintaro Okawa cooperates in an interview for a NewsPicks article titled "Special Issue: Whether the Economic Sanctions Can Stop Putin"

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International Practice:Seminars

Dec. 8, 2022External Seminars
『Opportunities in Indian energy sector | Overview of regulatory and dispute resolution aspects in India | Recent developments in Japan-India relations』
Nov. 3, 2022External Seminars
『Policy Trend and Current Discussion on Metaverse in Japan』
Sep. 2, 2022External Seminars
『Seminar on Opportunities for Large Companies/SMEs in India – business and legal insights』
May 25, 2022 - Jun. 24, 2022MHM Open Seminars
(English language webinar) "Overview of Japan’s Economic Sanctions against Russia and Belarus (Updated on May 23)"
Apr. 8, 2022External Seminars
『Looking Ahead Indo-Japan: Opportunities and Addressing Challenges』

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International Practice:Publications

Magazine Article
"List of Industries in Which Foreign Investment is Encouraged (2022 Version)"
Magazine Panel Discussion
”Round-Table Talk: Talk about the Metaverse”
Article
"Trends in Regulations Against China in the U.S. and Other Countries, and China's Approach to Economic Security"
Magazine Article
"Robotics Legal Consultation (89): The Details of the EU AI Liability Directive"
Magazine Article
"Outlook for and Legal Issues of Metaverse"

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