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Japan Firm of the Year: Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2023

Nishimura & Asahi and Walalangi & Partners (in association with Nishimura & Asahi), based in Jakarta, received the following awards at the Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2023, presented by Delinian Limited, London, UK and held at a gala ceremony at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on Sept. 7, 2023. We were the only Japanese law firm to be recognized at this event.

Jurisdiction awards
Japan Firm of the Year

Practice area awards
Yuri Sugano - Restructuring & Insolvency

Firm Awards
Career Development National Firm of the Year (Walalangi & Partners, in association with Nishimura & Asahi)


菅野 百合

Yuri is specialized in Restructuring and Insolvency and also Labor Law. Especially, she is well-known in the restructuring market given her outstanding expertise and experience in cross-border restructuring and insolvency cases. She has plenty of experience providing foreign clients with restructuring and business closure of their Japanese subsidiaries. She also supports foreign clients on a wide range of labor issues, including labor disputes, personnel restructuring and general labor law matters on a daily basis. She is actively engaged in diversity & inclusion promotion activities. Utilizing her expertise as a labor-law specialist, as well as her experience as a member of the D&I promotion council at Nishimura & Asahi and as a director of LLAN (lawyers for LGBT & Allies Network), she has supported clients’ D&I initiatives.