The 2020 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 that “they have deep insights into our products and can provide us with practical and prompt advice” and highlight our “outstanding service, excellent bilingual capabilities and fantastic value for money”. Clients describe Mangyo Kinoshita as a “very sophisticated lawyer, who is “deeply committed to our projects and we very much appreciate his negotiation skills and detailed advice,” and Eric Marcks as “an excellent draftsman” who “provides business-focused and practical advice”.

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