Shoichiro Niwayama | Asahi Law Offices

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NIWAYAMA, Shoichiro
Personal History

1969
Left the Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo without a degree

 


1971
Registered as an attorney (Daini Tokyo Bar Association)

 


1994
Executive Governor, Japan Federation of Bar Associations

 


1994
Vice President, Daini Tokyo Bar Association

 


1999-2016
Special committee member, Central Construction Dispute Committee, Ministry of Construction (currently, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)

 


1999-2008
Director, Yamato Servicer, Co., Ltd.

 


2004-2008
Representative Director, Japan Civil Liberties Union

 


2008
Vice President, Japan Federation of Bar Associations

 


2008
President, Daini Tokyo Bar Association

 


2008-2010
Chairman, Legislative Measures Center, Japan Federation of Bar Associations

 


April 2009 to May 2019
Vice President, Japan Political Association of Attorneys

 


2010-2017
Member, Arbitration Advisory Committee of Life Insurance Consultation Center, the Life Insurance Association of Japan

 


October 2010-June 2014
Executive Director, Japan Law Foundation

 


June 2014-March 2019
Outside Company Auditor, Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.

 


April 2015 to present
Member, Advisory Board of the University of Tokyo Law School

Major Areas of Practice

Preservative attachment, debt collection, real estate deals in general, leasehold, testament/inheritance, criminal cases in general, general matters of the Companies Act (incl. general meeting of shareholders, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and other corporate management matters), business succession, shareholders’ representative action and administrative disputes (residents’ side).