Members

Takeo Kosugi

Lawyer, President of Japan LAWASIA Friendship Association, Director of International Civil and Commercial Law Center

Professional History
Kushiro District and Family Courts, Judge (1972 – 1974)
Osaka District Court, Judge (1968 – 1972)
Visiting Scholar East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard Law School (1974 – 1975)
Matsuo & Kosugi (June 1974 – Present)

Practice Areas
Domestic & International Litigation, Arbitration,
Corporate Reorganization and Insolvency, International Business Transactions

Education

  • The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (LL.B., 1966)
  • Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1968)
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M (1972) 

Professional Affiliations

  • Japan American Society for Legal Studies, Director (2001 – Present)
  • International Civil and Commercial Centre Foundation, Director (1996 – Present)
  • Japan Association of Financial Law, Executive Auditor (1996 – Present)
  • The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA), President (1997 – 1999)
  • Friends of LAWASIA Association in Japan, President (2015 – Present)
  • The Center for Japanese Studies, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Senior Advisor (2018Present)
  • Central Labour Relations Commission for Seafarers, President (2007– 2008)
  • Toshiba Corporation, Independent Director (2009 – 2014)
  • FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Corporate Auditor (2009 – 2016)
  • Waseda University, Graduate School of Law, United States Civil Procedure, Lecturer (1996)
  • University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Management Science and Public Policy Studies,
    Study of International Economic Law, Lecturer (1993 – 2000)
  • Harvard Law School Association of Japan, Vice-President (2006 – Present)