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根本 剛史
根本 剛史

Takeshi NEMOTO

  • Partner
  • Tokyo
  • ""Takeshi has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the promotion of diversity and inclusion at the firm. He advocated and headed the development of a D&I Promotion Policy, which he drafted and presented to the partners. Outside the firm, he provides ongoing pro bono legal support to a wide range of the community including LGBT+ persons and socially mobile parents. He also helps enable LGBT+ couples to receive the same services and benefits as legally married couples. Within the firm, Takeshi has advised those employing individuals with disabilities on ways to improve the work environment and address those individuals’ needs."

    Outstanding Ally, Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Asia-Pacific 2020.

Takeshi is a partner in our M&A team and Sustainability practice. With over 15 years’ experience, he advises on complex M&A transactions as well as social enterprises matters.

Takeshi has handled many complex M&A transactions and provides sincere advice to his clients. He has extensive experience in M&A-related disputes, and is well versed in the various issues facing companies with founding family shareholders. In recent years, he has been involved in many cases involving business and human rights, impact investing, and advises companies from the perspective of sustainability. He is also actively involved in pro bono work and is one of the most experienced in Japan.

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University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.)
Keio University (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Auditor, Madre Bonita
Lecturer, Hitotsubashi University School of Law 
Lecturer, Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy 
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York