Lawyer - Admitted in Japan and Australia
Purchase and sale of companies and businesses; investment in an Australian company/business; establishing and operating a joint-venture with an Australian company; post-acquisition restructuring.
Purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties in Australia; drafting, reviewing and registering office leases; participation in property development projects such as apartment development projects and land development projects.
Finance / Fund Investment
Corporate finance; project finance to property/infrastructure development projects; investment in property/infrastructure funds and credit funds.
Dispute / Litigation
General commercial disputes; claiming damages for breach of representations and warranties; claiming damages for defective building work; employment disputes; debt recovery disputes.
Debt Collection / Insolvency
Investigation on assets of debtors; debt collection procedures – drafting and sending a statutory demand, negotiating debt re-scheduling; taking and registering security over assets; enforcement of security including appointment of a receiver; litigation and mediation.
Preparation of employment contracts and policies; drafting of executive services agreements for local management staff; dealing with and investigating on harassment, bullying and other misconduct; disputes over unfair dismissal and unlawful termination of employment.
Registration of trade-marks; dealing with and investigating on infringement of intellectual property such as trade-marks and confidentiality information – drafting and sending warning letters, settlement negotiation; disputes on intellectual property.