Name: Akihiro Terai
Firm Name: Midosuji LPC
Country: Japan
Expertise: Corporate Law

Telephone: 81-6-6251-7266
Fax: 81-6-6245-5520

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Professional Biography:

Akihiro Terai is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Japan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Akihiro directly using the contact details listed above.

Akihiro is a partner at Midosuji LPC. He is an Attorney-at Law admitted in Japan and New York. His practice focuses on commercial transactions, corporate governance and compliance. He also has considerable experience on and expertise in dispute resolution, antitrust and competition law, and restructuring and bankruptcy. He has handled various competition law cases, including international cartel investigations and merger controls regarding cross-border M&A. In addition to provision of general corporate and commercial advice, his practice in the field of corporate governance and compliance covers specific legal issues such as those of FCPA and GDPR. He has also handled a variety of dispute resolutions including actions for damages under the Montreal Convention 1999 on behalf of overseas airlines. Further, he has served for many years as a bankruptcy trustee appointed by the bankruptcy court in Japan.

Practice Areas:

  • Corporate Business Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Dispute Resolution (Litigation, Arbitration, Conciliation)


  • New York – United States (2011)
  • Japan (2003)


  • The University of Michigan Law School (LLM, 2010)
  • Legal Research & Training Institute of Supreme Court of Japan (2003)
  • Keio University (LLB, 2001)


  • Japanese
  • English

Firm Overview:

Midosuji LPC is a leading law firm established in 1963 and it currently has multiple offices in Osaka, Tokyo and Hiroshima. Midosuji has worked for a wide variety of corporations, and its practice covers a wide range of legal areas from general corporate matters to more complicated and specialised fields, as follows:

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate
  • Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Labour and Employment
  • Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy
  • Inheritance and Business Succession
  • Intellectual Property
  • Crisis Management
  • Criminal/Corporate Crime Cases
  • Tax
  • Tourism
  • International Practice
  • PFI and PPP Projects
  • Healthcare and Life Science
  • Start-Ups
  • Digital Technology
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Personal Information and Privacy