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Kohei Murakawa   (Partner)

Admitted Lawyer admitted in Japan (Bengoshi) (2007) 
Solicitor admitted in England & Wales (2018)
*Atsumi & Sakai is not regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority for England and Wales.
Bar Association Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Tohoku University (LL.B., 2003)
Tohoku University School of Law (J.D.., 2006)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Nottingham Law School (Graduate Diploma in Law, 2014)
University of Law (London) (Legal Practice Course, 2015)
Background Squire Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo Horitsu Jimusho (Tokyo Office of Squire Patton Boggs)(2008-2017) 
Secondment with Squire Patton Boggs (Singapore) LLP (2016-2017)
CEDR Accredited Mediator (2019-)
Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) registered arbitrator (2019-)
Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) registered mediator (2019-)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) (2020-)
Members Japan Association of Arbitrators (JAA)
International Bar Association
Practice Areas Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation, International Arbitration, Risk Management, IT, Data Protection, Pharmaceutical Affairs
Languages Japanese and English

Recommendations and Awards


  • Panelist at the panel discussion entitled "Competition Law in The Digital Age: Issues to Consider and Priorities for Enforcement & Damages," at the conference entitled "JAPAN: 6th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Global Summit," hosted by Wolters Kluwer and Legal Plus, September 12, 2019

Web Articles

  • The Legal 500 Comparative Guides - Competition Litigation, Japan chapter, Legalease Ltd. (2019) [Co-author]
  • "GAR Know-How: Commercial Arbitration 2019 - Japan," Global Arbitration Review (GAR), Law Business Research Limited (May 2019) [Co-author]