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YUTAKA TSURUSAKI
YUTAKA TSURUSAKI
TITLE

Attorney-at-Law (First Tokyo Bar Association)
Marine Proctor

EDUCATION

Faculty of Law, Tokyo University (LL.B., Private Law Course, 1976)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court (1976-1978)
University of London (U.C.L., Graduate School; Diploma in Shipping Law, 1982).
Member First Tokyo Bar Association
Having practiced in Messrs. Hiratsuka & Partners for 27 years.

LANGUAGES

Japanese and English.

PRACTICE AREAS

International and domestic commercial transactions and disposal of disputes and accident/casualties, Maritime, Admiralty; Charterparty Disputes; International Litigation/Arbitration; Marine Insurance; Non-Marine Insurance; Licensing Finance Contract, Anti-Trust matters, Joint Venture, Corporate Legal and General matters. Involved in various cargo claim defence cases, collision/grounding/sinking/oil pollution cases, charterparty arbitration cases, shipbuilding, non-marine contract dispute cases (such as distribution agreement and license agreement) and others.

OTHERS

Author: gFor the Early Re-revision of the Revised International Carriage of Goods by Sea Acth, Kaiun, 1993, gA Japanese Arbitration Award and Recognition by the Court of the Republic of China (Taiwan)h, Maritime Law Review, 2005 “Shipping Industry/Shipping Company and Competition Law” ( published by The Japan Shipping Exchange Inc, gJSExh.).
Co-author: gArrest of Vessels in Japanh LMCLQ, 1981; gSignificant Changes under New Japan COGSA 1992,h International Maritime Law, 1994.
Co-speaker at the 1996 of the Pacific Admiralty Seminar in San Francisco. Various articles in the journals published by, and others, an arbitrator of Tokyo Maritime Arbitration Commission of JSEx.

FUKASHI KOBAYASHI
FUKASHI KOBAYASHI
TITLE

Attorney-at-Law (First Tokyo Bar Association)
Marine Proctor

EDUCATION

Faculty of Law, Waseda University (LL.B., 1985)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1986-1988),
Member First Tokyo Bar Association
Having practiced in Messrs. Hiratsuka & PartnersAas associate and later as partner, for 17 years.

LANGUAGES

Japanese and English.

PRACTICE AREAS

Maritime and Admiralty; Commercial Dispute Resolution: Insurance; Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Giving advice on contracts regarding intellectual property.
Cases involved includes Supreme Court judgment as to identity of carrier under Japanese law("Jasmine"), and Matsuyama District Court Judgment on the Governing law to determine the owner of a vessel ("Carolyn").

OTHERS

Co-speaker at the 2003 Meeting of the Institute of Maritime Law in Japan.
An arbitrator of Tokyo Maritime Arbitration Commission of JSEx.

SATOSHI KUBOTA
SATOSHI KUBOTA
TITLE

Attorney-at-Law (First Tokyo Bar Association)
Marine Proctor

EDUCATION

Faculty of Law, Waseda University (LL.B., 2009)
The University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics (Juris Doctor, 2011)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2011`2012)
T&K Partners (2013`)
Member First Tokyo Bar Association

LANGUAGES

Japanese and English.

PRACTICE AREAS

Maritime; Corporate

OTHERS

Japanese Chess Fifth Degree

CHU MARUYAMA
CHU MARUYAMA
TITLE

Master Mariner Marine Proctor

EDUCATION

University of Tokyo of Mercantile (Currently Tokyo University of Marine Science & Technology)
Officers and Master of Ocean Going Vessels
T & K Partners (2014)

LANGUAGES

Japanese and English.

PRACTICE AREAS

Area Master Mariner Marine Proctor

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