Shiro Kuniya

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Managing Partner

Practice Areas

Corporate and M&A
Intellectual Property Law
Competition and Antitrust/Consumer Protection
Finance and Insurance
Life Science, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare
Risk Management & Compliance
Corporate and M&A
Dispute Resolution
International Practice
Private Practice

Education & Professional Experience

April 2002 – present
Managing Partner, Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners

September 1986 – 2002
Partner, Oh-Ebashi Law Offices

September 1986 – August 1987
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, New York, Los Angeles

Georgetown University Law Center (Master of Law, LL.M.)

April 1982 – August 1986
Associate, Oh-Ebashi Law Offices

Legal Training and Research Institute (Supreme Court), Japan

Kyoto University (LL.B.)


Ranked among Nikkei Business Journal’s top ten most highly regarded lawyers in Japan in the areas of “Corporate and M&A” and “International Transaction and Dispute Resolution”.

Listed as Leading Lawyer for M&A in IFLR 2015, for Financial & Corporate Law in IFLR 2017 (International Finance Law Review)

Listed as leading individuals in “Corporate / M&A” section and “Dispute Resolution” section, Chambers Asia Pacific, Asia, Pacific’s Leading Lawyers for Business, (since 2009).

Listed as leading individuals in “Corporate and M&A” section, the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (since 2009).

Listed in Corporate and M&A, International Business Transactions, Litigation, Intellectual Property and Trade section in “Best Lawyers” (since 2008).

Awarded “Project Finance of the Year 1999” (Universal Studio Japan Theme Park Project) by Euromoney.

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