Skip to main content
湯川 雄介
湯川 雄介


  • Partner
  • Tokyo Yangon
  • Yangon Office Representative

Yusuke specializes in the field of business and human rights advising companies across a range of sectors on their response to various human rights issues such as due diligence of human rights and compliance with related laws, regulations and international standards. As a representative of the Yangon office in Myanmar, he also has extensive experience advising international investors and companies doing business in Myanmar.

With a strong background in commercial transactions and corporate governance and compliance, Yusuke focuses on business and human rights, advising companies on various related issues, including the formulation of human rights norms, human rights due diligence, stakeholder engagement, the formulation of human rights clauses in contracts, compliance with modern slavery laws, and consulting on transactions with countries with human rights issues. He is a core member of the Business and Human Rights Projects Team of the Committee on International Human Rights within the Japan Federation of Bar Associations and spreads awareness of the field through lectures at universities and law schools, and by contributing to various publications and seminars. He currently serves as the representative of the firm’s Yangon office providing wide-ranging legal advice to international investors and companies investing and doing business in Myanmar. In addition, Yusuke is involved in a broad range of lawmaking activities in Myanmar to bring their laws into alignment with international standards and norms, and was the first foreign member of the Myanmar Association of Insolvency Practitioners.

Representative Work

Awards & Rankings

N&A Newsletters





Stanford Law School (LL.M.)
Keio University (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Officer of the Business Human Rights Committee, International Bar Association (IBA)
Representative of Yangon Office 
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York 
Fenwick & West, Silicon Valley 
TMI Associates