Professionals

Masaki Hosaka

Partner

Tokyo | Chairman of The Management Board

日本語 中文(简体) 中文(繁體)

Languages:
Japanese   English   
Practice areas:
M&ACorporate & Commercial TransactionsAgriculture, Forestry & Fisheries BusinessAgri-Food TechGlobal Food Value Chain
Qualifications:
Admitted in Japan (1989)
Admitted in New York (1996)

Masaki Hosaka is a partner of Nishimura & Asahi, specializing in General Corporate and M&A. He was the managing partner of the firm from 2011 to March, 2021 and has been the Chairman of The Management Board of the firm since April, 2021.

Recent activities

1/2022

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2022: Outstanding Results for Nishimura & Asahi

Awards

10/2021

Law Firm of the Year at ALB Japan Law Awards 2021

Awards

9/2021

IBA webinar: What is a firm-wide strategy and why do you need one?

Seminars

Education

1995
Harvard Law School (LL.M.)
1987
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2021 -
Chairman of The Management Board
2020 -
Visiting Professor, Business Law Center, Institute of Business Law and Comparative Law and Politics, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo
2011 - 2021
Managing Partner
2004 - 2008
Lecturer, Keio University Law School
1999 - 2006
Lecturer, Chuo University
1995 - 1996
Debevoise & Plimpton, New York