Mori Hamada & Matsumoto


16th Floor, Marunouchi Park Building
2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8222

+81 3 5220 1800

+81 3 5220 1700

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 636
Offices in Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Takamatsu
Overseas offices: Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok (Chandler MHM Limited), Yangon (Myanmar Legal MHM Limited), Ho Chi Minh City

Our Firm

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM) is one of the largest full-service Tokyo headquartered international law firms. A significant proportion of the firm’s work is international in nature, representing clients in cross-border transactions, litigation and other dispute resolution proceedings.

Our Professionals

The firm has over 630 lawyers and 550 support staff (including patent attorneys, licensed tax accountants, legal assistants and translators). The firm’s senior lawyers include a number of highly respected practitioners and leaders from the Japanese and international legal community, including prominent law professors from the University of Tokyo, and a former Prosecutor-General from the Public Prosecutors Office. The firm also has experienced lawyers qualified in the US, England and Wales, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and more.

Read more About Us

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Read more about Our Practices

  • Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation in its tender offer to acquire all shares in NTT Docomo
  • Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd., Japan Post Bank Co., Ltd., and Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd. in the JPY1.43 trillion concurrent global initial public offering of all three government-owned issuers
  • The Japanese Bankers Association, in the documentation of standard ‘fallback’ contract languages for loan agreements in anticipation of cessation of LIBOR