Partner Akiko Suzuki

Daini Tokyo Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (1974)

Location : Tokyo Office

Professional Summary

Akiko SUZUKI is an international lawyer with more than 35 years of experience handling wide range of contracts including joint venture agreement/shareholders agreement, distributorship agreement, agency agreement, license agreement for, among others, pharmaceutical company or well-known brand, research and development agreement, service agreement, employment agreement, lease agreement of machinery and equipment or real estate, funding agreement, sale and purchase agreement etc. She has been assisting, among others, non-Japanese companies who desire to incorporate a subsidiary or establish a branch office in Japan, as well as such subsidiaries and Japan branch offices duly incorporated/established in Japan in doing business in Japan.

Education & Professional Experience

Member of Tokyo Eiwa Law Office (which has merged into TMI Associates)

In-house counselor for Mochida Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd.

Diploma in International Law, 1979
University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law

Member of Anderson Mori and Tomotsune & Kimura Law Office

Hokkaido University (LL.B.)


-Arbitrator/mediator candidate of the Arbitration and Mediation Center of Daini Tokyo Bar Association
-Arbitrator/mediator candidate of the Central Committee for Adjustment of Construction Work Disputes of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism


Japanese and English