Employment Matters - General

Effective, practical, and innovative advice in a comprehensive range of labor matters

Our Labor Law Practice Group provides effective, practical, and innovative advice in a comprehensive range of labor matters including human resources, employee benefits and compensation, tax, and other regulations. We advise on general corporate matters including those in connection with negotiations and communications with labor unions, employees, executives, and regulatory authorities; establishment or restructuring of benefits and compensation plans; and establishment or restructuring of businesses.

We work seamlessly with lawyers from all our Practice Groups to provide advice efficiently in matters that require experience in areas such as tax, intellectual property, and overseas jurisdictions. We assist with a wide range of complex business transactions, providing advice in respect of labor matters and helping to identify and address risks that involve multiple legal disciplines. These types of transactions include M&A, investments, restructurings and bankruptcies, and local and cross-border transactions.

Employment Matters - General:People

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Employment Matters - General:News

Awards
13 of our lawyers were selected as Japan’s Top 100 Lawyers 2021 in Asia Business Law Journal

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Employment Matters - General:Seminars

Jun. 7, 2017MHM Seminars
CMHM Seminar "Key features and latest updates of the Labour Protection Act"

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Employment Matters - General:Publications

Magazine Article
"Lawyer's Selection: Important Court Decisions on Labor - Vol. 299: Case of JTB (Effectiveness of Punitive Dismissal Due to Illegal Receipt of Expenses and Necessity of Payment of Wages During the Suspension Period)"
Article
"Lawyer's Selection: Important Court Decisions on Labor - Vol. 294: Case of Toushin Kanesho (Whether Workers Consented to the Abolition of Retirement Benefit Plans)"
Book Other
"Basics of Restructuring Employment and Human Resources - How to Properly Reduce Personnel Expenses and Workforce"
Magazine Article
"Lawyer's Selection: Important Court Decisions on Labor - Vol. 290: Case of Yamazaki Industries Co., Ltd. (Validity of Ordinary Dismissal on the Grounds of Misconduct Committed for the First Time)"
Article
"Determination Criteria and Risks Related to Disguised Contracting for System Engineers"

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