• A law firm specializing in M&A

    Top class track record in advising Japanese cross-border M&A

  • Providing practical advice and creative solutions
    based on deeper understanding of the business

  • Covers over 100 countries worldwide
    supported by Multiple Global law firm networks


Hibiya-Nakata is a new type of law firm founded by Nobuo Nakata in 2012 to respond to the new market trend and demands. Hibiya-Nakata is a small M&A boutique law firm with global network and international standard of practice and quality. Mr. Nakata had participated in the global management of the corporate practice of Allen & Overy as a board member of the Global Corporate Board, and had established and led the M&A practice in Tokyo Office. Making use of all these experiences, Mr. Nakata started Hibiya-Nakata in such unique setup.

Hibiya-Nakata specializes in advising Japanese companies on their Japanese out-bound M&A transactions and international companies on their Japanese in-bound M&A transactions with close cooperation with affiliated foreign local firms in plural global networks (such as that of Allen & Overy), which cover more than 100 countries worldwide (please refer to “Our Practice” section for more details). Our selected small number of Japanese Bengoshi team manages the overall transaction by effectively collaborating with excellent foreign local team fully in accordance with the client’s strategic plan and intention. As a result, the client could enjoy the most efficient and smooth execution of the transaction as if he were moving his own arms and legs.

As a result, Hibiya-Nakata is highly recognized by International media.