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臼杵 弘宗
臼杵 弘宗

Hiromune USUKI

  • LPC Partner
  • Osaka

Hiromune Usuki has been the co-head of our Osaka Office since its establishment. Hiromune has extensive experience in cross-border and domestic M&A transactions, global compliance, crisis management, and corporate governance cases.

Hiromune specializes in domestic and cross-border M&A cases, including hostile takeovers defenses, and organizational restructuring. Hiromune also handles a wide range of compliance-related cases in different practice areas, such as accounting fraud and antitrust violation cases, fact-finding investigations by board members and various corporate authorities, and the establishment of prevention measures. In addition to his broad expertise in general corporate matters, Hiromune has been advising well-known Japanese listed and blue-chip companies on general corporate law cases such as data protection cases, corporate governance cases, and defense cases against shareholder activists. Based on this extensive experience, Hiromune is committed to providing comprehensive and practical solutions to support his clients aiming for further challenges and growth.

Representative Work




Duke University School of Law (LL.M.)
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Vice chairperson, Corporate Legislation Committee (KANKEIREN) 
Organizer, Corporate Legislation Committee (KANKEIREN) 
Member, Corporate Governance Workshop, Kansai Economic Federation (KANKEIREN) 
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, New York 
Visiting Associate Professor of Kyushu University