The 2019 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). Clients praise the firm as being “extremely practical and very good at helping foreign acquirers navigate Japan’s complex legal environment from a practical standpoint” and highlight our “highly skilled and fast responses”. Clients observe that Mangyo “gives quality legal advice in such a way that it can be applied amoothly”, and he “always has a commanding view of the issues”.

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