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Guohui Fan   (Senior Partner)

Guohui Fan
Admitted People’s Republic of China (1985)
Registration in Japan Registered Foreign Lawyer (The Laws of the People’s Republic of China) (1999)
Bar Association Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Education Heilongjiang University (1983)
The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1991)
The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D., 1993)
The University of Tokyo, School of Law (Doctor of Law, 1997) 
Background Petroleum Industry Department of China, Daqing Petroleum Administration Bureau (1983)
Nagashima Ohno (1997)
Chairman, China, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2000)
Kuroda Law Offices (2002)
White & Case LLP (2005)
Cast Group (Partner, 2009)
Director, China Mergers & Acquisitions Association (September 2012-)
Advisor, China International Cooperation Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (September 2012-)
Practice Areas General Corporate Law, M&A, International Transactions, International Dispute Resolution, Antitrust and Competition, Labor and Employment, Real Estate Transactions, Risk Management, Negotiation with Administrative Agencies
Languages Chinese, Japanese, and English

Tel +81-(0)3-5501-1179

Recommendations and Awards


  • "China Business Q&A: Latest Trends of Corporate Merger Reviews in China," Japan China Keikyo Journal, Japan China Association (February 2019) [Co-author]
  • "Key Points on the Use of International Commercial Arbitration in China,"The Lawyers, ILS Publications, Inc. (May 2015) [Co-author]
  • "Recent Developments in Chinese Employment Law – A Trend Towards Stronger Worker Protections and the Need for Better Labor Management," The Lawyers, ILS Publications, Inc. (October 2014) [Co-author]
  • "Causes of Strikes and Countermeasures: Settlement of Labour Disputes Frequently Occurring at Japanese Companies," The Lawyers, ILS Publications, Inc. (July 2011)
  • "Latest Edition: Business and Legal Practice for Companies Expanding to the Chinese Market & Case Study of Problems," JMA Management Center Inc. (March 2005) [Co-author]


  • "China Market Entry: Practical Tips and Potential Pitfalls", hosted by Keizaikai Club, September 27, 2012
  • "Legal Issues related to Dissolution and Liquidation in China," hosted by the Study Group of Chinese Law at University of Tokyo, February 2009
  • "Case Study of Closure, Contraction, Integration and Relocation of Business Frequently Occurring in China, and How to Cope with Issues," hosted by Japan Planning Institute, December 2008
  • "An Overview of China’s Anti-monopoly Law: Impact on Foreign Companies," hosted by the Japan Machinery Center for Trade and Investment, September 2007
  • "Development of China's Anti-monopoly Law: Impact on Foreign Companies," hosted by the Japan Machinery Center for Trade and Investment, September 2006