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Takashi Aihara

Lawyer (Tokyo Bar Association member / Tokyo Office)

Career history

1955Born Kanagawa, Japan
1979Graduated from Waseda University Faculty of Law
1981Waseda University Graduate School (Master of Laws)
1985Completed doctorate studies, Waseda University Graduate School
1991Southampton University Maritime Law visiting research fellow
1995Japan Corporate Governance Forum steering committee member *
1999Doctor of Laws (Waseda University)
Awarded Komachiya prize, The Maritime Law Association of Japan
2001Professor / research professor, Kwansei Gakuin University faculty of law
Director / trustee, The Japan Academic Society of Investor Relations
2002Japan Shipping Exchange Marine mediator
2003Takara Printing Co., Ltd, director *
2004Kwansei Gakuin University Law School concurrent professorship *
Director, Japan Society of Comparative Law *
Director, The Maritime Law Association of Japan
2005Head, Kwansei Gakuin University Research Center for EU companies
2006Executive committee member, Takara Printing Co., Ltd *
Auditor, Urban Life *
2008Registered as a lawyer
Visiting Scholar, Waseda University Institute of Maritime Law
2009Gerson Lehrman Group, Council Member
2010Auditor, Daiken Corporation
Entered Higashimachi Law Office
* retired


  • "Outline of Commercial Law" Chuokeizai-Sha, 1994

  • "Annotated Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea" (co-author), Seirin Shoin,1997

  • "development of the Liability of the Carrier of Goods by Sea Act" Seibundoh, 1999

  • "Outline of Maritime Law" (co-author) commercial law, 2003

  • "Elements of New Company Law" (co-author), Houritsu Bunka Sha, 2006

  • Co-editor-in-chief of "The Elements of the Tramper Shipping Business" by Shigeru Tamura; 2009, Inui Steamship Co., Ltd.

  • "Insurance Act / Maritime Law 30 lessons (8th Edition)" (co-author) Chuokeizai-Sha, 2010

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