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Takashi Ugajin

Attorney-at-law admitted in Japan and New York

Languages : Japanese, English, Mandarin

Takashi is the founder and the Managing Partner of Ugajin International Law Firm.
He previously worked for Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, one of the Big Four law firms in Japan, before establishing Ugajin International Law Firm. He also learned in Georgetown University in Washington DC, US and in UIBE in Beijing, Mainland China, as well as worked in a Hong Kong local dispute resolution boutique law firm, Gall Solicitors. He has extensive experience in dealing with contentious or uncontentious cross border employment matters for global businesses, crossborder dispute resolution including litigation in Japan and international arbitration, various types of domestic litigation, criminal cases, and M&A and other corporate matters.


2010 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
2012 The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D.)
2013 admitted in Japan
2014-2022 Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
2016 University of International Business and Economics (Beijing, China), Business Chinese Program (Advanced class)
2019 Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.)
2020 admitted in New York
2019-2020 with Gall Solicitors (Hong Kong), Registered as Foreign Lawyer (Japanese Law) in Hong Kong
2021- Advisory Lecturer for Students who Have Not Previously Studied Law, The University of Tokyo Graduate School for Law
2023- Appointed as a temporary judge (a civil conciliator) in the Tokyo Summary Court


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