Yasutomo Wakiyama

  • Lawyer (Kobe office)

In the field of insolvency, Yasutomo Wakiyama is active not only with court-based insolvency processes for both corporations and individuals, but also in private restructuring such as through his involvement with an SME rehabilitation support association and special mediation procedures. In litigation and dispute resolution, Yasutomo has experience with a wide range of matters, including disputes between corporations, disputes over controlling interests in a company, labour disputes, administrative disputes and individual disputes. He also has experience in debt recovery on behalf of financial institutions including banks, surety companies and collection agencies, as well as insurance claims, such as those arising from motor vehicle accidents.

Professional History

1985 Born in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
2009 Graduated from Kyoto University Faculty of Law
2011 Graduated from Osaka University Law School
2012 Passed Bar exam
2013 Completed legal training; registered as a lawyer
2013〜2015 Tabata Law Office
2015 Joined Higashimachi LPC
2017〜2019 Adjunct instructor Kwansei Gakuin University Faculty of Law
2023 Fordham University School of Law(LL.M in Fashion Law)
2023~2024 Moses Singer(New York)


The Inter-Pacific Bar Association
The Japan Society for Fashion Business
Fashion Law Institute (New York)