The 2018 Chambers Asia-Pacific guide ranked southgate as one of the top firms in Japan in its Corporate/M&A (Domestic) category, and also ranked Mangyo Kinoshita among top Japanese lawyers in the category of Corporate/M&A (Domestic) and Eric Marcks among top international lawyers in Japan in the category of Corporate/M&A (International). The guide highlights the firm’s “hands-on advising from a partner level and for offering very balanced advice from both a legal and business perspective” and describes Mangyo as “very reliable and very good at communicating legal concepts in plain English“.

For details please see the Chambers Asia-Pacific website below.