Kuwayama Law Offices   Japan

Katsuhiko Kuwayama
Law Firm
+81 (0)3 6261 5401/5402
+81 (0)3 6261 5403
BUREX Kojimachi 3-5-2 Kojimachi
Tokyo , 102-0083 Japan

About Kuwayama Law Offices

Established in October 2012 by Katsuhiko Kuwayama, a Japanese attorney, Kuwayama Law Offices is a law firm which has the mobility and flexibility for legal services of a large law firm


The founding partner, Katsuhiko Kuwayama, has experience in working as a partner at major domestic law firms. At Kuwayama Law Offices, we have brought together our knowledge and experience gained at large law firms with the mobility and flexibility of a small law firm. We offer to both companies and individuals our legal services with a new balance between quality, costs, and speed.


Founding Partner
Katsuhiko Kuwayama, Esq.

Attorney at Law Admitted in Japan (1994) and New York (2000)

Member of the Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association


The University of Tokyo, LL.B. (1987)

The University of Chicago Law School, LL.M. (1997)

Professional experience

Mitsui Bank (1987–1988)

Hamada & Matsumoto (1994–2000)

Allen & Overy (London) (1997–1998)

Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP (London) (1998–2000)

Deutsche Securities Limited, Tokyo Branch (2000–2003)

TMI Associates (Partner, 2003–2009)

Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting (Visiting Professor, 2006–2009)

Atsumi & Sakai (Partner, 2009–2012)

Kuwayama Law Offices (Partner, 2012- )


100 Q&A’s on Financial Instruments and Exchange Law for Collective Investment Schemes,

Chuokeizai-sha, Inc., 2009

Securities Regulation in Japan, Capital Markets Research Institute, 2006.

Securities Regulation in Japan, Capital Markets Research Institute, 2005.