Awards

Most nominations at the Asian Legal Business Women in Law Awards 2021

Nishimura & Asahi leads the nominations at the ALB Women in Law Awards 2021, sponsored by Asian Legal Business, and is a finalist for 14 separate categories across the Asia-Pacific region. Winners will be announced on December 15, 2021.

Diversity and Inclusion Law Firm of the Year
Nishimura & Asahi; Walalangi & Partners in association with Nishimura & Asahi

Diversity and Inclusion Project of the Year
Nishimura & Asahi - Establishment of Firm Regulation Recognizing Domestic Partners and Marriage Equality

Arbitration Lawyer of the Year, North Asia
Chie Nakahara

Dealmaker of the Year, North Asia
Asa Shinkawa

Innovator of the Year
Maya Ito

Litigator of the Year, North Asia
Masako Yajima

Private Practitioner of the Year, North Asia
Yoko Kasai Saori Okada (Okada Law Firm (Hong Kong)*2)

Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year
Mikiko Soga

Rising Star of the Year, North Asia
Kaori Furuya

Rising Star of the Year, SE Asia
Siti Kemala Nuraida (Walalangi & Partners in association with Nishimura & Asahi)

Thought Leader of the Year, North Asia
Hikaru Oguchi

Women’s Advocate of the Year
Yuri Sugano