Yoshi is a seasoned cross-border deal lawyer with a focus on Europe-related matters and provides a tailored legal services in a timely and flexible manner by maximizing the experiences of working in leading firms in Germany, France and Italy.

Yoshi’s practice covers various M&A transactions, cross border deals, and day-to-day commercial businesses, with a focus on Europe-related matters. He lived in Europe approx. 8 years including studying at the master of law at UCL in London, working approx. 3 years in leading firms in Frankfurt, Paris and Italy, a short secondment in Barcelona/Madrid and having regular business trips all across Europe including the Netherlands, Nordic countries and Eastern Europe.

As a leading partner of Europe practice and cross-border team, Yoshi provides a tailored legal services in a timely and flexible manner.

Yoshi has been selected as a leading individual (one of two in Japan) in Who's Who Legal's M&A and Governance 2022 - Legal Marketplace Analysis.
He is praised as being “an excellent lawyer” and “a top M&A practitioner” who is noted as especially active in “cross-border M&A transactions involving Europe.”

Recent activities


Client Choice Awards 2022 Winners



Transaction Structures for Private Company M&A



Deepening trade relations between Japan and Europe



University College London (LL.M.)
Keio University Law School (J.D.)
Keio University (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2017 - 2018
M&A/Corporate Group, Studio Legale Chiomenti, Roma
2016 - 2017
M&A/Corporate Group, Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I., Paris
2015 - 2016
M&A/Corporate Group, Gleiss Lutz, Frankfurt