PwC Legal Japan: Our people

Yasuyuki Iwasaki

Attorney at Law (Japan, Daini Tokyo Bar Association) (2006)
Certified Public Accountant (Japan) (2007)
Areas of practice: M&A, General corporate, Public sector, Restructuring and reorganisation, Litigation and crisis management, Labour

Yuki Kubota

Bar admission: Japan, Daini Tokyo Bar Association (2022)
Areas of practice: General corporate, M&A, Labour, ESG- and sustainability-related legal services

Hayato Kagawa

Bar admission: Japan, Daini Tokyo Bar Association (2016)
Areas of practice: General corporate, M&A, Restructuring and reorganisationWealth managementPublic sector

Kaishi Kurotaki

Bar Admission: Japan, Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association (2019)
Areas of practice: Information-related legal supportIntellectual property rightsTechnologyGeneral corporateM&A

David Thomas

Bar Admission: New South Wales Supreme Court and High Court of Australia (2019) (not admitted in Japan) 
Areas of practice: General corporateM&A

R. Tomonori Fernandez

Bar admission: Bar of England and Wales, Middle Temple (2020), Malaysia (2021), Solicitor, England and Wales (2023) (Not admitted in Japan)Areas of practice: General corporate, M&A, ESG and sustainability-related legal services and Wealth management and Restructuring and reorganisation

柴田 英典

Hidenori Shibata


Note: Foreign lawyers who are not admitted to practice law in Japan work under the supervision of Bengoshi (lawyers admitted in Japan) partners within the scope of ‘provision of services to Bengoshi’ which is permitted under the relevant laws and regulations.