Introducing our attorneys弁護士紹介

Representative attorney

Maruhito Kondo近藤 丸人

Maruhito Kondo

Education/Professional Experience経歴

  • Keio University (LL.B.)
  • Keio University Graduate School (LL.M)
  • Ohara Law Office
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Renmin University of China (government scholarship student)
  • Legal adviser, Robert Lee & Fong Solicitors in Hong Kong
  • Established Maruhito Kondo Law Office
  • Supervisory director of TOKYU REIT, Inc.
  • Part-time lecturer of laws of China at Keio University Law School
  • Councilor and Executive board member of Shirayuri Gakuen
  • Councilor of Nishihara Cultural Foundation


  • Admitted in Japan

Study Group所属研究会

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association’s study group of laws concerning insolvency

Publications and Seminars主要著書/論文

  • Q&A ~ Claims and Debts of Corporation ~ Case by Case ~Tax and Law by Situation (in Japanese)
    Authors: Maruhito Kondo and other authors / Publisher: Gyosei / Date: 1995
  • Credit Management of Company in which the managers are also the major stockholders ~ Case by Case (in Japanese) Authors: Maruhito Kondo and other authors / Publisher: Gyosei / Date: 1996
  • Copyright Act of China – Law and Operation- Q&A about knowledge on practical copyright, case analysis about copyright Author: Maruhito Kondo (supervising editor and translator) and other authors / Publisher: Victor Books / Date: 1997
  • Characterization of land-use right and security right in the People’s Republic of China Publication: Development and Law of China / Publisher: Institute of Developing Economies
  • System of dispute settlement with foreign country in the People’s Republic of China Publication: Collection of papers for 100th anniversary of Department of Law, Faculty of Law of Keio University
  • Labor dispute settlement system and alternative dispute resolution system in the People’s Republic of China Publication: Comparison~ Alternative dispute resolution system, Library of Regional Study Center of Keio University (Editor and Author: Akira Ishikawa, Takehiko Mikami) / Publisher: Keio University Press
  • Securitization scheme using SPC – Comparison between overseas SPC and domestic SPC and Legal and Tax affairs Publication: Flash Reports on Tax
  • Enactment of labor law and labor-management dispute settlement system in China Publisher: Corporate Accounting
  • Current situation of Chinese lawyers, 2012 – Bar examination, law firms, special ordinary partnership law firms Publication: Rule of Law / Publisher: Japan Bar Association
  • Liquidation of overseas business and assets of bankrupt Publication: Liberty and Justice / Publisher: Japan Federation of Bar Associations
  • Issues of overseas assets and overseas subsidiaries” (panel discussion) Publication: NBL / Publisher: Shojihome

Practice Areas主要取扱業務

Domestic corporate and commercial transactions
  • Capital-related issues (stock split, share transfer, share exchange, capital reduction)
  • M&A (transfer of business, merger)
  • Shareholders’ meeting (instruction for proceeding of meeting, preparation of minutes)
  • Contracts (preparation, review, negotiation for conclusion)
  • Litigation (corporate transactions, non-contentious case, bills and notes, real estate)
  • Civil provisional remedies (provisional disposition, provisional seizure)
  • Compulsory execution (real estate, claim, movables)
  • Insolvency proceedings (filing a petition for commencement of bankruptcy proceedings, civil rehabilitation proceedings, and special liquidation, appointed by court as a bankruptcy trustee and supervisor of civil rehabilitation proceedings)
  • Support of venture companies (company establishment, consultation)
  • Advice for compliance (internal audit)
  • Intellectual property right (litigation, negotiation, consultation regarding trademark, copyright, design right, patent, and unfair competition prevention)
  • Antitrust law-related issues
  • Labor and employment dispute (dismissal, job rotation, work regulations)
Cross boarder practice
  • Transactions in China (establishment and dissolution of joint venture, negotiation of contract, permission and license)
  • Expansion and withdrawal of business in Asia
  • Negotiation, preparation, and review of contracts
  • Export and import (negotiation and litigation regarding B/L and L/C)
  • Foreign exchange (direct and indirect investment overseas, domestic direct and indirect investment)
  • Litigation overseas
  • Approval and enforcement of foreign judgment