Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling is a premier international law with nearly  140 years  history,acting for many of the world’s leading corporations and financial institutions,governments and governmental organizations. We have a strong network of approximately 850 lawyers who come from nearly  50
countries,speak some 50 languages,and practice  US,English,French,German,Italian and Hong Kong law.  We have 18 0ffices worldwide,including the Tokyo office which was established in 1987,committed to providing innovative solutions to both Asian companies with a global vision and international clients seeking to realize their business goals in Japan,Asia and globally.

Our Tokyo 0ffice comprises a team of legal practitioners with diverse  backgrounds and experience ranging from securities and capital markets,mergers and acquisitions,investment funds and private equity,antitrust and litigation to project development and financing and other financial and
corporate transactions. Our lawyers are either US or UK qualified,and include some of the leading practitioners in Japan who have acted in many of the country’s largest and most high-profile and complex transactions. Fluent in both Japanese and English languages,our lawyers are deeply entrenched in the local legal and business practices,enabling us to work effectively with Japanese clients and assist foreign clients navigate the complexities inherent in Japanese corporate  governance and business customs.

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