The addition of Attorney Takashi Yoneda to our firm will further strengthen our lineup and aid in the development of our domestic and overseas offices

 TMI Associates welcomed Attorney Takashi Yoneda as a Partner on June 1, 2018.

In his career as an attorney over the last 40 years, Attorney Takashi Yoneda has built up an abundance of achievements in matters relating to the finance field (such as those regarding capital markets, banking, insurance, securitization/liquidation),the taxation law field (such as in tax litigation and international tax advice), and the M&A and corporate reorganization fields.Particularly, as for finance, foreign media organizations such as BestLawyers, Legal 500 and IFLR have highly evaluated him for a number of years as one of Japan’s leading attorneys in the fields of capital markets, banking and finance law, and real estate.

As global competition among law firms intensifies, the addition of Attorney Takashi Yoneda will enable us to further provide superior legal services in the fields of finance, taxation law, and M&A.
In addition, by utilizing his wealth of experience, Attorney Takashi Yoneda will engage in our firm’s operations, as well as in the development of our domestic and overseas offices.

In addition, by utilizing his wealth of experience, Attorney Takashi Yoneda will engage in our firm’s operations, as well as in the development of our domestic and overseas offices.
Attorney Takashi Yoneda has extensive networks in the economic and legal communities in the Kansai region, centered around Osaka, his hometown. He maintains solid relationships with leaders of various Kansai-based companies.

From now on, he will be involved in the operation of TMI Kobe Office (opened in 2014), as well as TMI Osaka Office which is to be established in June 2018, and will play a role in enhancing locally-based services for client companies.
Moreover, as a member of another major law firm in Japan, Attorney Takashi Yoneda has already had experience in establishing overseas offices in China (Beijing and Shanghai), Thailand and Myanmar, and has played a leading role in the expansion of its global business.

Based on such background, Attorney Takashi Yoneda will make efforts toward the future expansion of our services related to China, as well as the further enhancement of TMI Shanghai Office (opened in 1998) and TMI Beijing Office (opened in 2013).  Furthermore, Mr. Yoneda will also be deeply involved in the development of offices in other Asian countries, based on his experience not only in China but also in Southeast Asian countries, including Thailand and Myanmar.

With the aim of better responding to our clients’ needs which are becoming even more high-level, TMI Associates will continue to pursue “the best of the best.”  At the same time, in order to protect our client companies from risks due to various environmental changes, we will actively grapple with enhancing our service, strengthening our lineup and further developing our domestic and overseas offices.

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