Awards

Asia-Pacific's most innovative digital legal practice: Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Asia-Pacific Awards 2022

Nishimura & Asahi has been named the Asia-Pacific region’s “Most Innovative Digital Legal Practice” by the Financial Times and its research partner RSGi Ltd., at the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2022, held on May 12, 2022 in Singapore and virtually.

In addition, the Financial Times highlighted Nishimura & Asahi as a top four “Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia Pacific”.

The FT Innovative Lawyers Awards are among the legal profession’s most highly regarded, recognizing the most innovative, creative and strategic work from law firms, corporations and individuals across the region.

Our firm and lawyers were featured for our groundbreaking work on the following matters:

Innovation in Digital Legal Practice: Winner
 BoostDraft
 FT Report: Australia’s bank probe spurs digital mission

Innovative Practitioner: Commended
 Mikiko Soga
 FT Reports: Legal practitioners’ ideas boost business in the Asia-Pacific region
 Ukraine war puts Japan’s clean energy transition at risk

Change Maker: Commended
 Hiroshi Watanabe
 FT Report: Tech-savvy legal professionals transform working habits

Innovation in People and Skills: Commended
 Talent sheet program