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Davis Polk is a leading legal adviser on complex cross-border transactions involving Japanese companies and the Japanese marketplace.
Summary

With premier capabilities in both capital markets and mergers and acquisitions, our lawyers in Tokyo offer clients an unmatched combination of strengths. Our deep experience includes cross-border restructurings, finance transactions, antitrust and competition matters, litigation, and global enforcement and investigations.

Our team members have substantial experience working in the U.S. and Japan and all lawyers are fluent in Japanese and knowledgeable about how U.S. law intersects with the Japanese business environment. Clients value our ability to analyze and explain issues in either Japanese or English, and to deliver strategic and sensible advice based on their business objectives and decision-making process.

Clients in Japan rely on us for cutting-edge, timely advice, which is powered by the combination of a top-notch team on the ground in Tokyo and our close collaboration with Davis Polk colleagues worldwide.

Read more about our work across Asia.

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Highlight Quote
“The best US law firm [in Japan] for capital markets transactions”
Source
A client quoted in Chambers Asia-Pacific

Recognition

Recognition Cards
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Band 1
Designation Category
Capital Markets: International: US Law
Jurisdiction (optional)
Japan
Recognition Source
Chambers Asia-Pacific
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Tier 1
Designation Category
Capital Markets: International Firms and Joint Ventures
Jurisdiction (optional)
Japan
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Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Title
Tier 1
Designation Category
Corporate and M&A: International Firms and Joint Ventures
Jurisdiction (optional)
Japan
Recognition Source
Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Title
Tier 1
Designation Category
Capital Markets : Equity - Foreign
Jurisdiction (optional)
Japan
Recognition Source
IFLR1000
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Tier 1
Designation Category
Capital Markets: Debt - Foreign
Jurisdiction (optional)
Japan
Recognition Source
IFLR1000
Title
Tier 1
Designation Category
M&A - Foreign
Jurisdiction (optional)
Japan
Recognition Source
IFLR1000
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