About Us

In 1959, Minoru Yoneda started a small law office in Osaka. Later, Kazunori Yamagami, a leading professional in intellectual property, joined us in 2003. Since the foundation, we have built up solid growth and provided top-notch legal services for over 50 years with the purpose "For the satisfaction of any and all client's needs" Now, we are the 11th largest law firm in Japan with 58 attorneys and recognized as one of the top-rated law firms.

Additionally, we have strengthened the international legal services in order to actively respond to rapid globalization of business. With attorneys who are qualified in the United States (New York and California) and China, we establish a legal network with foreign law firms to handle complex international cases.

Reflecting our broad range of experience, we are highly acclaimed and trusted by many diverse clients, including international and local corporations, financial institutions, venture capital firms, local governments, universities, and entrepreneurs of varied size and maturity. We have experience and expertise in many areas in which we practice, including litigation, M&A, intellectual property, labor matter, financial services, bankruptcy, tax controversy and various domestic and international transactions. Our attorneys include leading professionals in each major area of practice. Some teach law at law schools, and some have experience as judge. Combining each expertise, we always devote ourselves to handling of complex matters.

We believe we can provide comprehensive legal service effectively based on our extensive experience according to each distinctive client's needs. Our Osaka office and Tokyo office also enable our clients from any area to reach our prompt and flexible legal services. Above all, we strive to understand our clients' business for the satisfaction of any and all their needs.

If you have any question, please contact us at: info-yglpc@yglpc.com