Registered Foreign Lawyer Miriam Rose Ivan L. Pereira

Daini Tokyo Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (Registered Foreign Lawyer, 2011)
New York State Bar (2010)
Integrated Bar of the Philippines (2001)

Location : Tokyo Office

Professional Summary

Miriam Rose Ivan L. Pereira is a Counsel of the firm and a registered foreign lawyer licensed in both the Philippines and the State of New York. Since she joined Oh-Ebashi in 2008, she has been supporting multiple transactions and investments in Asia, the U.S. and Europe, and regularly deals with contractual, intellectual property, labor and other issues. She has been assisting Japanese clients in cross-border deals involving fund investments, loan agreements, franchising, licensing, sales, distribution, business alliances, joint ventures, acquisitions, transfers and other business transactions. As a Filipino lawyer, she advises clients concerning contracts, investments and other Philippine legal matters. Together with local lawyers, she has supported foreign clients in setting up, operating or restructuring their businesses in Japan. She is adept as well in international arbitration and multi-jurisdiction litigation.

Education & Professional Experience

SIAC North East Asia Academy (Virtual Edition): The Making of an Advocate and an Arbitrator

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Accelerated Route to Membership Course
SIARB-JAA Programme on International Commercial Arbitration

2008 - Present
Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners

2007 - 2008  
Graduate School of Law, Kyushu University

Graduate School of Law, Kyushu University (LL.M., International Economic and Business Law)

2002 - 2006  
Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos Law Offices

University of the Philippines (LL.B.)

University of the Philippines (B.A.), cum laude


Volunteer Public Relations Officer, The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) (since October 2021)

Founder and Vice-Chair, Executive Committee, Energy Related Arbitration Practitioners (ENERAP) - Japan Chapter (since 2021)

Co-organizer, ADR Talks (since 2019)

Member, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) (since 2019)
(Legal Services and IP Committee, Women in Business Committee, and FDI and Global Economic Cooperation Committee)

Member, ArbitralWomen (since 2018)

Member, Advisory Board, Change Makers Japan (since 2019)

Vice-Chair, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Committee, Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) (since 2022)

Member, IPBA (since 2009)
(Cross-Border Investment Committee, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee, Women Business Lawyers Committee, and Technology, Media and Telecommunications Committee)

Member, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) (since 2019)
(International Section and Dispute Resolution Section; and previously, Steering Committee Co-Chair, Global Conference (Tokyo, 2019): A World of Many Voices United in Our Diversity)


English, Filipino & Japanese