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We aim to be a base of business laws in Japan

 

 

In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the number of international transactions between foreign companies and Japanese companies, and advance of foreign companies into Japan. Hence, international legal services based on an appropriate understanding of business laws in Japan and foreign countries are increasingly demanded and needed.

 

The "BLJ" of BLJ Law Office stands for "Business Laws in Japan". We do our utmost to support foreign companies and foreign capital corporations in developing business in Japan by providing legal services related to Japanese laws in English, Chinese and other languages.

 

We at BLJ Law Office aim to be a base of business laws in Japan for our clients.
We will continue trying hard to be a helpful partner to our clients.

 

 

 

Brief History of Representative Lawyer, Makoto Endo


Apr. 2013 Established BLJ Law Office
Mar. 2004 Completed Ph.D. Program (Ph.D. in Law) at the Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Jan. 2003 Joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Oct. 2002 Received training at Pennie & Edmonds (currently Jones Day law firm) in New York City, U.S.A.
Jun. 2002 Graduated from the School of Law, University of Washington, U.S.A. (LL.M.)
Mar. 2001 Completed Master's Program at the Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Apr. 1998 Registered as a lawyer in Japan
Apr. 1996 Legal Apprentice, Legal Training and Research Institute, Supreme Court of Japan
Nov. 1995 Passed the Bar Exam in Japan
Apr. 1989 Local Government Official, City of Kobe
Mar. 1989 Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Kobe University

Endo Makoto

 

Makoto Endo


Attorney at Law,
Representative of
BLJ Law Office

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International legal services related to international transactions between foreign companies and Japanese companies, and advance of foreign-capitalized corporations into Japan

 

We provide legal services such as drafting and reviewing of various agreements (including agreements in English, Japanese, Chinese and other languages) related to international transactions between foreign companies and Japanese companies.
We also offer legal assistance services including investigation of legal procedures, legal requirements, and preparation of legal documents for advance of foreign-capitalized corporations into Japan. We also collaborate with other experts such as foreign lawyers, when necessary.

 


Companies Act, Intellectual Property Laws, Information Technology Laws, Financial Laws, Anti-Monopoly Act, Product Liability Act, Insolvency Laws, Consumer Laws, Labor Laws, Tax Laws and Other Business Laws in Japan

 

We provide legal services such as investigation and review of various legal issues with respect to Japanese laws, drafting and reviewing of various agreements, guidance of shareholders meetings, guidance of compliance, and due diligence on Japanese companies.

 


Settlement of disputes

 

We provide legal attorney services for lawsuits, mediation, arbitration, etc. in Japan, legal assistance services with respect to lawsuits, mediation, arbitration, etc. in foreign countries, and response and handling of international commercial disputes. We also collaborate with other experts such as foreign lawyers, when necessary.

Access

Access from Subway Stations

 

  • Ginza Line, Akasaka-mitsuke Station, Exit No. 10.......1-minute walk
  • Marunouchi Line, Akasaka-mitsuke Station, Exit No.10.......1-minute walk
  • Hanzomon Line, Nagatacho Station, Exit No. 8.......2-minute walk
  • Yurakucho Line, Nagatacho Station, Exit No. 8.......2-minute walk
  • Namboku Line, Nagatacho Station, Exit No. 8.......2-minute walk
  • Chiyoda Line, Akasaka Station, Exit No. 1.......7-minute walk


Access from Nearby Stations

 

  • From Tokyo Station: 10-minute subway ride to Akasaka-mitsuke Station
    on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
  • From Ginza Station: 7-minute subway ride to Akasaka-mitsuke Station
    on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line or Ginza Line
  • From Shinjuku Station: 10-minute subway ride to Akasaka-mitsuke Station
    on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
  • From Shibuya Station: 9-minute subway ride to Akasaka-mitsuke Station
    on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, or 9-minute subway ride to Nagatacho Station
    on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line

 

Access by Car

 

  • From Shibuya Area: Turn right at the Akasaka-mitsuke intersection on Aoyama Dori Avenue and you will find the building on the left-hand side soon after entering Sotobori Dori Avenue
  • From Tokyo Expressway: Get off the Tokyo Expressway at Kasumigaseki I.C., go along Roppongi Dori Avenue, turn right at the Tameike intersection, and you will find the building on the right-hand side on Sotobori Dori Avenue

 

Access from Haneda Airport

 

  • Take the Tokyo Monorail to JR Hamamatsucho Station, take the JR Line to Shimbashi Station, transfer to the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line and head to Akasaka-mitsuke Station (33-minute train and subway ride)
  • Take a direct airport limousine to Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu
    (45-minute limousine ride)

 

Access from Narita Airport

 

  • Take a direct airport limousine to Akasaka Excel Hotel Tokyu
    (100-minute limousine ride)

 

 

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Contact

 

307, Tokyu Land Akasaka Bldg., 2-14-3 Nagata-cho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0014, Japan

 

TEL. 81-3-3503-8061
FAX. 81-3-3503-8062
info@bizlawjapan.com