Okuno & Partners is a medium-sized business law firm based in Tokyo that provides a full range of international legal services. The firm was established in 1924 by Hikoroku Okuno, a former President of the Tokyo Bar Association, and today has 35 lawyers as well as over 20 legal assistants and bilingual paralegals. Our expertise enables us to advise clients on a wide range of complex business law issues, including M&A, structured finance, capital markets, banking, restructuring & insolvency, and litigation & arbitration, both at the national and international levels. Within the firm, the international practice team of experienced bilingual lawyers ensures the smooth operation of cross-border transactions for both our foreign and Japanese clients, closely working with skilled lawyers of the domestic practice. Our clients vary from publicly listed multinational companies to SMEs actively seeking to expand their business overseas, to whom the firm offers high quality and cost-effective legal services.