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Most Nominations at Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2022

Nishimura & Asahi leads the nominations among national firms at the Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2022, and we are finalists in 26 separate categories, underlining our firm’s commitment to diversity and to fostering an engaging workplace inclusive of all genders.

The awards celebrate the achievements of leading women in the legal profession as well as acknowledging the initiatives and jurisdictional excellence of nominated law firms.

Organized by Euromoney plc, London, UK, the virtual awards ceremony takes place on September 15, 2022.


Firm awards
National Firm for Career Development
National Firm for Gender Diversity
National Firm for Pro Bono
National Firm for Work-Life Balance

Practice area awards
Madoka Shimada - Antitrust & Competition
Miriam Andreta - Antitrust & Competition (Walalangi & Partners, in association with Nishimura & Asahi)
Chie Nakahara - Commercial Arbitration
Hitomi Iwase - Copyright
Taeko Morita - Corporate Governance
Apinya Sarntikasem - Debt Capital Markets
Maya Ito - Energy, Natural Resources & Mining
Apinya Sarntikasem - Equity Capital Markets
Nuttaros Tangprasitti - Financial Regulation
Pavinee Bunyamissara - Information Communication Technology
Masako Yajima - Insurance & Reinsurance
Noriko Yodogawa - International Trade
Mariko Mimura - Life Sciences
Naoko Shimura - Media & Entertainment
Hikaru Oguchi - Mergers & Acquisitions
Yuko Kawai - Privacy & Data Protection
Asa Shinkawa – Private Equity
Mikiko Soga - Project Finance
Nuttaros Tangprasitti - Tax

Rising star awards
Yoko Kasai - IP
Nuttaros Tangprasitti - Tax

Jurisdiction awards
Indonesia (Walalangi & Partners, in association with Nishimura & Asahi)