Toshiaki Takahashi works on numerous dispute resolution matters involving litigation and international arbitration. In 2016, he gained an order to set aside an arbitral award from the Osaka High Court, which was the second case where a Japanese court set aside an arbitral award under the current Japanese Arbitration Act that went into effect in 2004. In addition, Toshiaki has substantial experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts, including construction (EPC) contracts, labor matters, and anticorruption matters.
Toshiaki studied at the National University of Singapore (2016-2017), worked in the Firm's Singapore Office (2017-2018), and continues to provide counsel on matters relating to the Southeast Asia and India regions.
Toshiaki served a secondment at the Japanese arm of a major U.S. retail company, where he handled anticorruption matters, including negotiation of anticorruption clauses with business partners.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Toshiaki worked at a major Japanese news agency as a staff writer, where he covered the massive earthquake that hit Niigata prefecture in 2004.
- June 25, 2018
OCAJI Seminar - Navigating Payment Risks in Southeast Asia
- National University of Singapore (LL.M. in International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution 2017); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2010); University of Tokyo (J.D. 2009); University of Tsukuba (B.A. in International Studies 2002)
- Japan (Daini Tokyo Bar Association)
- English, Japanese