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Yousuke Tanaka

Lawyer (Tokyo Bar Association member / Tokyo Office)
Marine Counselor

Career history

1962 Born Osaka, Japan
1986 Graduated from Waseda University Faculty of Law, entered the University Law School Master's Program
1992 Waseda University Graduate School (Master of Laws)
1993 Passed Bar exam
1996 Completed legal training; registered as a lawyer; entered the law firm of Brown, Moritani, Hoashi, Kubota
2003 London University School of Law (Faculty of Law) MA (LL.M.)
2004 Kwansei Gakuin University Graduate School of Management Strategies (School of Accounting), Professor
Became L & J Law Office partner lawyer *
2010 Entered Higashimachi Law Office & became Higashimachi Law Office partner
* retired


  • "Freight Forwarders - Can it be a Shipper?" British magazine "WaveLength" (Japan Shipping Exchange) March 2006 issue
  • "Interpretation of the latest Maritime Law precedents Vol. 3" (co-author) (Editor-in-chief: Masumi Nakamura) Institute of Maritime Law (Comprehensive Research Organization, Waseda University), 2008
  • "Supreme Court Judgement over Tax Havens" "Shipping" (Japan Shipping Exchange) April 2008 issue
  • "Elements of Company Law" (co-author), Houritsu Bunka Sha, 2009
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