Mr. Akatsuka always strives to be a trusted and valued partner for his clients, especially in helping them deal with Japanese companies or doing business in Japan. To achieve this goal, Mr. Akatsuka of course always works as professionally and as responsively as possible. Foreign companies often face challenges that come with certain unique aspects of Japan’s business culture and legal environment. Mr. Akatsuka does his best to “translate” these differences in a way that his clients can easily understand.

Bar Admissions

Admitted in Japan, 2008, Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Areas

Mr. Akatsuka is covering following practice areas; Corporate, International Commercial Transactions, Foreign Direct Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances, Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolutions.


Hayashi & Partners, 2019-
Kojima Law Offices, 2009-2019
J. Sagar Associates (New Delhi); visiting associate, 2013
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, 1999-2005


Indian Law Institute (P.G.diploma course) (2014)
The Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2008)
Hosei University Law School (J.D.) (2007)
Tokyo University (LL.B.) (1999)


Japanese / English