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Nishimura & Asahi Announces Strategic Collaboration, Including Investment, with MNTSQ to Enhance Corporate Contract Operations through Digital Transformation

June 4, 2024
Nishimura & Asahi (Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo)

Nishimura & Asahi (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) has announced a strategic collaboration, including an investment in MNTSQ Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo, "MNTSQ").

As one of the largest international full-service law firms in Japan, with more than 20 offices and more than 800 professionals* worldwide, Nishimura & Asahi provides cutting-edge legal services. We implement various systems on an ongoing basis to enhance the effectiveness of our legal practices and to strengthen the sharing and utilization of knowledge by and among our professionals.

We have confirmed that our firm's strategy and design philosophy align with MNTSQ's technology and design philosophy, which led us to pursue a strategic collaboration with MNTSQ. Even before full utilization of generative AI, the MNTSQ system will allow us to maintain important client data in a secure environment while leveraging our organizational knowledge to provide more efficient, in-depth services.

*Including some Associate and Alliance offices

Comment from Managing Partner Ryutaro Nakayama:
The fundamental mission of Nishimura & Asahi is to realize an affluent and fair society based on the rule of law. Recent advancements in technology, including generative AI, are poised to make significant changes to society, and to the nature of legal services. To prepare for these changes, we believe that it is essential to enhance knowledge management and data organization, and we have been introducing various systems to these ends. Our strategic collaboration with MNTSQ represents a major step forward in this effort.

This strategic collaboration will empower all members of our firm to strive to provide greater value to our clients and, by extension, to the overall society.

About MNTSQ Co., Ltd.
Company Name: MNTSQ Co., Ltd. 
Established: November 14, 2018
Location: 5th Floor, PREX Ningyocho, 1-9-8 Nihonbashi Horidomecho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Ryuhei Itaya

For further information, please contact us at:
Public Relations Department, Nishimura & Asahi (Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo)
Otemon Tower, 1-1-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8124, Japan.
Tel +81 3 6250 6202 (Direct)