Partner Ryosuke Kono

Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2001)
New York State Bar Association (2007)

Location : Osaka Office

Professional Summary

Ryosuke Kono is a partner at Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners. He represents clients in a number of complex tax litigation and administrative controversies. He also advises on tax matters in various types of domestic and cross-border transactions.

His practice covers a wide range of tax issues, including transfer pricing, anti-tax haven rules (CFC rules), withholding rules, depreciation, permanent establishment (PE), customs duties as well as issues relating to cross-border restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and joint venture.

He previously served as a Review Officer (International Examination) for the Review Division (Large Enterprise Examination) of the Osaka Regional Taxation Bureau, where he handled a broad range of complex tax issues.

Education & Professional Experience

Osaka Regional Tax Bureau, as a fixed term officer

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York

New York University (LL.M.)

Kyoto University (LL.B.)


2012 - present
Vice-chairman, International Committee of Osaka Bar Association

2012 - present
Member, Japan Tax Jurisprudence Association

Visiting Researcher, Center for Law and Policy Studies Graduate School of Law Kyoto University

Member, Japan Association of Arbitrators


Awarded “LAWYER OF THE YEAR 2022 in Tax Law” by Best Lawyers
Awarded “LAWYER OF THE YEAR 2024 in Tax Law” by Best Lawyers


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