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井垣 太介
井垣 太介

Taisuke IGAKI

  • LPC Partner
  • Osaka

He specializes in domestic and overseas business alliance projects (M&A, business alliances, licenses, etc.) and domestic and overseas dispute-handling, including labor disputes, and is familiar with the general legal affairs of listed company groups.

He has handled more than 200 M&A deals for listed and private companies, both in Japan and overseas, by utilizing his practical experience obtained in the United States, which has allowed him to establish a strong reputation in the fields of business revitalization, bankruptcy, and litigation. He also deals with a wide variety of projects, which range from startup acquisitions to tender offer deals. In the field of disputes, he mainly deals with large and complex proceedings, and also has experience in international arbitration and mediation. Since he counts a large number of listed companies and universities as his clients and also serves as an outside director/auditor of various listed companies, he has been heavily involved in businesses run by manufacturers and retailers, as well as those in the healthcare industry and real estate industry, and those related to IT, human resources, and the operation of universities. He has accumulated a wealth of legal knowledge and experience and advises clients on a wide range of legal topics, including corporate law, commercial law, personnel and labor law, intellectual property, and antitrust.

Representative Work

Awards & Rankings





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

Professional Experience

Outside Director, en-japan inc. (The First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange) 
Outside Statutory Auditor, en-japan Inc. (The First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange) 
Outside Director, UT Group Co., Ltd. (The First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange) 
Guest Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University 
Japan Association of Arbitrators, Deputy Secretary of Kansai Branch 
Board Member, Internationalization of Medical Services Association 
Member, Executive (since2011), Kansai Association of Corporate Executives 
Member, Japan Society of Risk Management for Preventive Medicine 
Member, Committee of Conflict of Interest for Clinical Trial, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University 
Latham & Watkins, New York 
Member, Ethical Review Board, The Supporting Center for Clinical Research and Education 
Member, Committee of Research Integrity, Graduate School of Medicine Osaka University