ESTABLISHED IN 1971
Total number of professionals: 639 (140 partners)
Principal office: Tokyo
Other offices in Japan: Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Takamatsu
Overseas offices: Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok, Yangon, Ho Chi Minh City
Key practice areas
Antitrust & competition, asset management, dispute resolution, finance, insolvency & restructuring, intellectual property, international capital markets (including JREITS), joint ventures, labour, loans & securitisations, M&A, private equity, tax.
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM) is one of the largest full-service Tokyo headquartered international law firms. The firm has more than 630 lawyers and the firms senior lawyers include a number of highly respected practitioners and leaders from the Japanese and international legal community, including prominent law professors from the University of Tokyo and a former prosecutor-general from the Public Prosecutors Office. MHM also has experienced lawyers qualified in the US, England and Wales, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
MHM has expanded domestically by opening offices in Takamatsu, Fukuoka, Osaka and Nagoya and has a strong presence in Asia with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok, Yangon, and Ho Chi Minh City. The leading law firm in Thailand, Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices integrated its operations with our Bangkok office on 1 January 2017 under the name Chandler MHM Limited. MHM established and started operations of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto Intellectual Property in Beijing in January 2021. The company is an affiliate of our firm, which specialises in handling operations such as trademark applications and trials in China.
A significant proportion of the firm’s work is international in nature, representing clients in cross-border transactions, domestic and international capital markets transactions, litigation and international arbitration. MHM and its lawyers have been ranked highly by Chambers & Partners, the Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Asialaw Profiles. The firm was ranked highly by the Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards for many years in a row.
16/F Marunouchi Park Building
2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo – 100 8222, Japan
T: +81 3 6212 8330