Name: Michihiro Mori
Firm Name: AI-EI law firm
Country: Japan
Expertise: Labour & Employment Law

Telephone: +81-3-6205-8444
Fax: +81-3-3519-5595

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Professional Biography:

Michihiro Mori is our exclusively recommended Labour & Employment Law expert in Japan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Michihiro directly using the contact details listed above.

Michihiro, the representative of the firm, is a former partner at Nishimura & Asahi, Japan’s largest law firm. He is a leading lawyer in the area of commercial litigation and insolvency laws as well as that of labour / employment law.  Before joining Nishimura & Asahi in 2005, Mr. Mori served as a judge for ten years, including an assignment as a staff attorney at the Civil Affairs Bureau of the General Secretariat of the Supreme Court, where he was in charge of insolvency law reform. As a judge he handled hundreds of the civil and commercial cases.

Michihiro also belonged to a special division of labour disputes for two years. Based on such experience, Mr. Mori has extensive knowledge on civil / commercial litigation and labour disputes as well as insolvency. He received an LL.B. from The University of Tokyo, and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.

Major Achievements:

  • Provisional disposition of suspension of an issuance of new shares worth 140 billion yen [issuing company side]
  • Provisional disposition to suspend the issuance of new shares by a listed company [petitioner side]
  • Tort claim litigation against a stock exchange by securities company, in which our side won over ten billion yen
  • Enforcement of more than 140-billion-yen claim
  • A lawsuit which relates to ownership of 70-billion-yen claim
  • Tax litigation worth 10 billion yen
  • Claims for indemnification based on breach of representations and warranties worth several billion yen
  • International Arbitration worth multi-billion yen
  • Avoidance lawsuits for several billion yen [as a trustee in a corporate reorganization case]
  • Lawsuits on rent increase/decrease for hotel, office building and other type of real estates
  • A major patent infringement case dealt by grand panel of Intellectual Property High Court (Tokyo High Court)
  • Lawsuits seeking prohibition order against competitive conduct
  • Claims for an injunction against infringement of trade secrets and claims for damages under the Unfair Competition Prevention Law
  • Litigation representing a corporation against injunction petition by Qualified Consumer Organizations
  • Litigation for revocation of decision concerning disposition of non-permission for establishment of industrial waste disposal facilities
  • Petition for request of Re-examination of the Assessment and Disposition of Special Premiums by Pension Funds

Firm Overview:

AI-EI law firm was established by Michihiro Mori with some attorneys mainly from Nishimura & Asahi.

The office has expertise in dispute resolution, especially civil and commercial litigation, as well as labour / employment matters.