Takehito Nakamura

Associate
  • Lawyer (Kobe office)

Takehito Nakamura mainly deals with matters related to the administrative practices of local governments. During his time as a full-time and visiting staff member of a local government, he has dealt with a variety of issues, including the formulation of ordinances and the handling of lawsuits and other disputes, in addition to offering routine legal consultation. Takehito has also written a number of books and articles related to municipal legal affairs and has given lectures in training courses, taking advantage of the knowledge he gained from his experience working in local government. He also has extensive experience in drafting and reviewing contracts as a corporate lawyer, and has handled many domestic contracts in particular.

Professional History

1974 Born in Tokyo, Japan
1997 Graduated from Waseda University Faculty of Law
1999 Passed Bar exam
2000 Waseda University Graduate School of Law, Civil Law (Master of Laws)
2000~2001 Employed at a medical device manufacturer
2003 Completed legal training; registered as a lawyer
2003~2007 Employed at Miyake & Partners law firm
2007 Changed lawyer registration (Hyogo)
2007~2013 Employed at a medical device manufacturer
2008 Kobe University Graduate School of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Comprehensive Economic Policy (Master of Economics)
2013 Canceled lawyer registration
2013~2016 Employed at a local government office (full-time basis)
2016 Re-registered as a lawyer (Tokushima)
2016~2021 Employed at Legal Axis law firm
2016~ Employed at local government office (visiting basis)
2018~ Chairman of the Council for Measures against Unoccupied Houses, Komatsushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
2021 Transferred lawyer registration (Hyogo); joined Higashimachi LPC

Publications

“Ready-to-use Contract Forms for Local Government Employees with Commentary” (co-author); 2020, Dai-ichi Hoki
“Disaster Relief Legal Handbook” (co-author); 2019, Dai-ichi Hoki
“Administrative Appeal Act Case Studies” (co-author); 2018, Dai-ichi Hoki
“Civil Provisional Remedies Act, Code of Civil Procedure and Civil Execution Act for Local Government Employees”; 2017, Dai-ichi Hoki
“Revised Administrative Appeal Act [For Enforcement Orders]”; 2016, Dai-ichi Hoki
“Revised Administrative Appeal Act”; 2015, Dai-ichi Hoki
“How to Draft Articles of Incorporation and Collection of Model Clauses” (co-author); Nihon Horei, 2006
“[Legal Consultation] Installation of Block Walls on City Roads”; Hanrei Chiho Jichi No. 467 (2021)
“Practical Legal Writing” Academia vol.134 (2020)
“Recent Trends and Future Issues Regarding the Prohibition of Side Business for Local Assembly Members”; Hanrei Chiho Jichi No. 438 (2018)
“Civil Code Major Amendment and Local Government Practice” Genzai Jichi Roppo Update Edition (2019 Edition) (2018)
“A Study on Solitary Deaths – Funerals, Surrender of Public Housing, and Appointment of Estate Administrators” Jichitaigaku Vol. 28, No. 1 (2014) (Winner of Municipal Studies Encouragement Award (2015))
“Theory and Practice of Prohibition of Side Business for Local Assembly Members”; Hanrei Chiho Jichi No. 389, 390, 392 (2015)
“Trademark Applications for ‘mascot characters’ by Third Parties and Local Government Response”; Hanrei Chiho Jichi No. 338 (2015)
“Current Situation and Issues for In-house Lawyers” Law School Kenkyu No. 17 (2011)

Seminars and Presentations

“Main Points of Local Government Auditing”
Kita Osaka City Audit Committee (Organized by Nippon Omni-Management Association) (January 2021)
“Local Government Administration and Legal Mind”
Japan Academy for Municipal Personnel (December 2020)
“Administrative Appeal Practice”
Tokushima Local Government Training Center (December 2020)
“Legal Practice B (Application)”
Japan Academy for Municipal Personnel (November 2020)
“Fiscal Year Appointed Staff Training”
Tokushima Local Government Training Center (November 2020)
“Harassment Training”
Itano Toubu Fire Department (Organized by Nippon Omni-Management Association) (November 2020)
“Litigation Practice”
Japan Intercultural Academy of Municipalities (October 2020)
“Disaster Prevention Countermeasure Lecture Meeting”
Tokushima City (October 2020)
“Policy and legal training”
Kagawa Prefecture (Organized by Nippon Omni-Management Association) (October 2020)
“Revised Civil Code Course”
Nippon Omni-Management Association (September 2020)
“Introductory Law Training”
Himeji City (Organized by Nippon Omni-Management Association) (August 2020)
“Compliance Training”
Maizuru City (Organized by Nippon Omni-Management Association) (August 2020)
“Legal Practice A (Basics)”
Japan Academy for Municipal Personnel (June 2020)
“Legal Basics Training”
Neyagawa City (Organized by Nippon Omni-Management Association) (April 2020)
“Training Instructor Training Course (System of Local Government)”
Japan Academy for Municipal Personnel (March 2020)
“Public Housing Course”
Nippon Omni-Management Association (February 2020)

Memberships

Japan Association of Local Government Policy Studies
Public Policy Studies Association Japan