Mitsuru MISAWA

Practice Area

Specialized / Other Practice Area

Anti-Dumping / International Trade and Customs


Georgetown University McDonough School of Business (MBA, 2013)
Northwestern University Law School (LL.M., 2011)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2004-2005)
Waseda University School of Law (LL.B., 2000)


Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore (2016-2018)
Japan (2005-2010, 2013-2018)


Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (August 2018- Present)
TMI Associates (2013-Present)
TMI Associates (Singapore) LLP (April 2016-July 2018)
Chooi & Company, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (January 2016)
Mochtar Karuwin Komar, Jakarta, Indonesia (2015-2016)
Mataram Partners, Jakarta, Indonesia (2014-2015)
Nishimura & Asahi (Associate, 2005-2013)
DC Department of Small and Local Business Development (Consulting Intern, 2012)


Japanese / English


Tokyo Bar Association

Articles & Publications


Seminars & Lectures

2018/03/02EXTERNAL “Thorough Review of Legal Issues in Relation to Local Corporations and Expats in Malaysia”
2017/11/17EXTERNAL “2018 Grant Thornton Business Seminar: The Latest Trends in Relation to the 2018 Tax Reform and Accounting and Tax Affairs / Legal Topics Which Expats in Local Corporations Should Know Now”
2017/10/17EXTERNAL “Seminar on ‘Strategies for Southeast Asia’ – Successful Companies in Southeast Asia from a Professional Viewpoint”
2017/09/22EXTERNAL “A Prescription for Preventing Investments in ASEAN from Being Business Risks”
2017/01/20EXTERNAL “Professional Practices Regarding Real-Estate Transactions in ASEAN Countries – Explanation of Real-estate Transactions for Business and Investment, Especially in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore”
2017/01/18EXTERNAL “Issues Relating to Corporate Activities in Indonesia – Focusing on Internal Fraud and Labor Issues”
2016/12/07EXTERNAL “Legal Systems Related to Claim Collection and Security in Malaysia and Professional Practice Thereof”
2016/11/15EXTERNAL “Labor Issues in Malaysia – Focusing on Practical Issues Regarding Firing and the Procedures Thereof”
2016/10/14Hosted / Co-hosted “Examples of In-house Misconduct in ASEAN Countries – Handling, Resolution and Preventing the Recurrence Thereof as Considered by Professionals”
2015/10/23EXTERNAL “Jakarta Shinkin-kai Meeting 2015 (Session 1: Updates on Legal Issues which Japanese Enterprises and Their Expatriate Employees Encounter in Indonesia; Session 2: The Present Situation and Future Outlook of the Four-wheel Vehicle (Commercial Vehicle) Industry in Indonesia)”