FLI Welcomes new Japanese partner- Iwata Godo!

Date: 
Wednesday, 16 November, 2016

FLI Welcomes new Japanese partner –Iwata Godo!

Iwata Godo is one of Japan’s premier and oldest law firms. Iwata Godo is a full-service firm with more than 50 lawyers and paralegals and each of its practice areas is highly regarded.

We have been actively expanding our practices over these periods in response to the widening range of corporate activities which have become ever more specialized and complex. In addition to the traditional corporate law practices such as representing business entities in lawsuits and other procedures, advising on various corporate actions (ex. acquisition of treasury stock, capital increase or decrease, apportionment of surplus, amendment of the articles of association etc.), providing guidance in steering the general meeting of shareholders, giving advice on drafting and interpreting contracts, M&A, labour laws, compliance and so on, we have been producing good track record in various fields of practice including financial transactions, competition law, intellectual property, IT-related law and international transactions.

In order to provide swift and appropriate services in response to such wide range of legal issues, we have number of talented attorneys in our firm who are thoroughly acquainted with international legal practices through their studies abroad and who have good grasp of state-of-the-art business practices based on their experiences being seconded to government-managed financial institutions, major private financial institutions or major trading companies.

We, attorneys of Iwata Godo, take pride in our history and tradition that developed hand in hand with Japanese history as a constitutional state coming over numerous phases of difficulty. At the same time, recognizing that tradition can be built only on the basis of continuation of innovative practices, we endeavour to make every effort necessary to provide the clients with the best possible solution in any given case. We aspire to carve out new history into the future.