Nishimura & Asahi: Committed to building a better future together with Vietnam
Nishimura & Asahi and partner Hikaru Oguchi of our Vietnam practice group were featured in an article entitled “Nishimura & Asahi: Committed to building a better future together with Vietnam,” which appeared in Vietnam Report 2023 of the Japan Times and Bridges by Synergy Media Specialists (SMS) on April 29, 2023.
Hikaru took the initiative in launching the firm’s ASEAN practice in 2010, and since she has supported various Japanese and international companies' new entry, expansion of their business, strategic investment, group restructuring, risk management, disputes, as well as exit deals. With her deep understanding of the nature of issues, as well as the business background and cultural and political context in each country, she is known for providing practical advice by working closely with the clients' business team in each jurisdiction. As a key member of our Diversity & Inclusion Committee, she has played a key role in many of our diversity and inclusion initiatives, particularly over the past few years. Our firm was named the winner of the region’s Law Firm: Diversity & Inclusion Category at FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Asia-Pacific 2021 and winner of Outstanding Firm for D&I (Regional) at Chambers D&I Awards Asia-Pacific 2020.