Mori Hamada & Matsumoto


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

+81 3 6212 8330

+81 3 6212 8230

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 620
Offices in Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Takamatsu
Overseas offices: Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok (Chandler MHM Limited), Yangon, Ho Chi Minh City

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM) is one of the largest full service Tokyo headquartered international law firms. MHM has over 620 lawyers and 550 support staff (including patent attorneys, licensed tax accountants, judicial scriveners, 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. MHM also has experienced lawyers qualified in the US, England and Wales, Germany, Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China, Bangladesh, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

The firm has a strong presence in Asia with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok (Chandler MHM), Yangon and Ho Chi Minh City. MHM Limited. MHM also has domestic offices in Fukuoka, Osaka, Nagoyaand and Takamatsu..

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure/Energy
  • Disputes/Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Crisis Management
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • IT, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property
  • Health Care, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Sciences
  • Tax 
  • Wealth Management
  • Labor Law
  • International Practice
  • Fintech

  • Advising Baring Private Equity in its acquisition of Pioneer Corporation 
  • Advising Showa Shell in its business integration with idemitsu Kosan
  • Advising KKR in its acquisition of Calsonic Kansei Corporation;
  • Advising SoftBank Group Corporation in its financing by the offering of  Mandatory Exchangeable Trust Securities into ADSs of Alibaba Group Holdings Limited;
  • Advising Takara Leben Co. in its initial public offering of Takara Leben Infrastructure Fund, the first listed infrastructure fund in Japan;
  • Advising Kirin Holdings (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. in the USD560 million acquisition of Fraser & Neave’s majority stake in Myanmar Brewery Limited.