Professionals

Noriya Ishikawa serves as co-representative of our offices in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, Germany. He is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi, specializing in the area of data protection.

He won 1st prize in the "Most Successful Lawyers in 2019 in the Area of Data Protection” sponsored by NIKKEI Inc. (a Japanese media organization with newspaper publishing).

He advises national and international clients from various industries, especially on multi-national data protection law projects such as drafting policy, data transfer agreements and out-sourcing agreements, IT compliance questions, and data breach issues. He also leads Nishimura & Asahi’s local Asian branch counsels in multi-national data protection law projects.

Recent activities

3/2021

Proposed Amendment to the Ministerial Ordinances of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information of Japan: Cross-Border Transfer Rules (Part V)

Newsletter

3/2021

Proposed Amendment to the Ministerial Ordinances of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information of Japan: Individual Related Information (Part IV)

Newsletter

3/2021

The Asia Legal Awards 2021

Awards

Education

2016
Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (LL.M.)
2015
University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.)
2005
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2020 -
Co-representative of Frankfurt & Düsseldorf Offices
2019 -
Advisor, Japan DPO Association
2019 -
Outside Corporate Auditor, QON Inc.
2016
Noerr LLP, Munich, Germany