Hitomi Sakai

  • Counsel
  • Admitted, 2003, Japan
  • Languages: Japanese, English
  • Practice Areas
  • Professional Background / Education
  • Publications / Presentations
  • Professional Activities / Accolades

Practice Areas

International Inheritance and Estate Planning, and Labor and Employment.

I am offering estate planning solutions custom made for HNW (high net worth) clients, and non-Japanese individuals. My clients are from all regions of the world and include family business owners, company founders and investors.

General Corporate Arbitration, Mediation and other ADRs Family Law General Consultations on Personnel and Labor Matters Labor Litigation and Arbitration Cross-Border Transactions

Professional Background / Education

Professional Background

2003-2019
Kojima Law Offices
2009-2015
Deputy General of Japan Association of Arbitrators
2012-
Special Commissioner of the Central Committee for Adjustment of
Construction
Work Disputes, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
2018-2020
Mediator at Tokyo Family Court
2019 to Present
City-Yuwa Partners

Education

1996
Chuo University (LL.B.)
2003
Legal Training and Research Institute
2016
Vanderbilt Law School (LL.M.)

Publications / Presentations

Professional Activities / Accolades


- Seminars -
■ Panelist at the Webinar entitled "Navigating United States - Japanese Private Client Planning" organized by STEP Mid-Atlantic. (September 19, 2019)

- Awards-
■ Chambers High Net Worth 2018 and 2019, Private Wealth Law-Japan

- Professional Activities-
■ Member, the Hong Kong Chapter, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners ("STEP")
■ Member, Japan Association of the Law of Trust
■ Member, New York State Bar Association
■ Academician, The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law ("TIAETL")

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