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Kazuya Yamashita

Lawyer (Tokyo Bar Association member / Tokyo Office)

Career history

1987 Born Osaka, Japan
2008 Passed Bar exam
2009 Graduated from Kobe University faculty of Law
2010 Completed legal training; registered as a lawyer; entered Higashimachi Law Office
2014 The Ministry of Justice, Civil Affairs Bureau (engaged in the Amendment of the Japanese Commercial Code) *
* retired

Publications

  • "Summary of the Interim Proposal concerning the Amendment of the Commercial Code" Horitsunohiroba, No.68-6,2015
  • "Overview of the Interim Proposal concerning the Amendment of the Commercial Code (Transportation and Maritime)" Kinyuhomujijo, No.2019, 2015
  • "Guide to Law for Partial Amendment of Act on Limitation of Shipowner Liability" NBL, No.1052, 2015
  • "Guide to Law for Partial Amendment of Act on Limitation of Shipowner Liability" Kinyuhomujijo, No.2019, 2015
  • "Law for Partial Amendment of Act on Limitation of Shipowner Liability-Enforcement on the 8th of June, 2015-" Kaiun (Japan Shipping Exchange), No.1053, 2015
  • "Effects of the Amendment of the Commercial Code (Transportation and Maritime) to business practices" Business Homu, February 2017
  • "Submission to the Diet of the bill of Partial Amendment of the Commercial Code and the Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea" Kaiun (Japan Shipping Exchange), No.1075, 2017

Seminars

  • "The situation for reviewing the Transport and Maritime Law" as a Ministry of Justice official, KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation), March 2015
  • "Information session of the Interim Proposal concerning the Amendment of the Commercial Code (Transportation and Maritime)" as a Ministry of Justice official, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, April 2015
  • "Guide to the outline of the Amendment of the Commercial Code (Transportation and Maritime)" Nagai seminar in Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., September 2016
  • "Guide to the bill of Partial Amendment of the Commercial Code and the Act on International Carriage of Goods by Sea" Japan Shipping Exchange, November and December 2016, February 2017

Memberships

  • The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • Japan In-House Lawyers Association (JILA)
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