Founding Partner

Hideaki Kubori

◆ Practice Areas

◆ Education

1967Passed the National Bar Exam while a Senior at The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
1968Graduated from The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law

◆ Experience

April to September, 1968Visited Europe, Africa and Asia
1989Vice President, Daini Tokyo Bar Association (one-year term)
Part-time Assistant Professor at The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Law and politics (special seminar on Commercial Law)
1997Chairman of Committee on Legal Profession Education System, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (one-year term)
April, 1998Founded Hibiya Park Law Offices
2001President, Daini Tokyo Bar Association (one-year term) Vice President, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (one-year term)
2004 thru 2015Professor, Omiya Law School
2015 to dateProfessor, Toin Law School

◆ Professional Affiliations

  • Advisor to the Financial Services Agency
  • Director, Japan Exchange Group, Inc.
  • Supervisory Committee, The Norinchukin Bank
  • Director, Sourcenext Corporation
  • Director, Coincheck, Inc.
  • Member of Compliance Committee of Bank of Japan
  • Director, Entertainment Lawyers Network (Non-profit organization)
  • Director, Intellectual Property Lawyers Network
  • Officer, Japan Association of Corporate Directors
  • Vice Chairman, Legal Affairs Committee of the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry

(Japanese) ほかに
金融庁顧問・金融問題タスクフォースメンバー、ニッポン放送社外取締役、あおぞら銀行監査役、知的財産戦略本部員、野村ホールディングス㈱取締役、日本取引所自主規制法人 外部理事、学校法人開成学園理事、「外部から不二家を変える」改革委員会委員長代理、日本放送協会「職員の株取引問題に関する第三者委員会」委員長、野村證券㈱「特別調査委員会」副委員長、「厚生労働省標準報酬遡及訂正事案等に関する調査委員会」委員、カブドットコム証券㈱「特別調査委員会」委員長、商事法務「NBL編集倫理に関する第三者委員会」委員長、マルハニチロホールディングス「農薬混入事件に関する第三者検証委員会」委員、ゼンショーホールディングス「『すき家』の労働環境改善に関する第三者委員会」委員長などを歴任

◆ 担当コラム

月刊 The Lawyers「テスティモニー」

◆ Writings

(Only published books, excluding articles of magazines, etc.)


Latest Publication
・ “The Exceptional Lawyer KUBORI”
Published by Nikkei BP (Co-author)

Corporate Law

  • “Specialized Suit Lecture Series No.7, Corporate Litigation, Lawsuits/Non-contentious Cases/ Provisional Disposition Cases”
    Published by Minjiho-Kenkyukai (2013) (Co-author)
  • “Remodeling Plans for a New Japan”
    Published by Shojihomu
  • “Victory by Shareholders/Victory over Shareholders – Proxy Fight and Management of Shareholders’ Meeting”
    Published by Shojihomu (Co-author)
  • “What is company and what is not”
    Published by Nikkei BP
  • “All about Shareholders’ Meeting” [New 2nd Ed.]
    Published by Shojihomu (Co-author)
  • “All about Shareholders’ Meeting”
    Published by Shojihomu (Co-author)
  • “Strategy of Transfer to the “Committee System” under the revised Commercial Code in 2002”
    Published by Shojihomu
  • “Stop Illegal Management”
    Published by Toyokeizai-Shinposha
  • “Revision of the entire Commercial Code of 2002”
    Published by Shojihomu (Co-author)
  • “Business Reconstraction – From the Viewpoint of Strategies of Management”
    Published by Shojihomu-Kenkyukai (Co-author)
  • “Decisions of the President to Protect Companies”
    Published by Nihonkeizai-Shinbunsha
  • “Compliance Management” (videotape)
    Published by Nihonkeizai-shinbunnsha
  • “Compliant Management and Non-Compliant Management”
    Published by Toyokeizai-Shinposha
  • “Japan Will Change to a Legal Society”
    Published by Toyokeizai-Shinposha
  • “Class Action Suits by Shareholders are not Fearful”
    Published by Chuokeizaisha (Co-author)
  • “Corporate Governance”
    Published by Kinzai (Co-author)
  • “Practice of Auditors’ Audit” [2nd Ed.]
    Published by Chuokeizaisha
  • “Class Action Suits by Shareholders and Responsibility of Executives”
    Published by Shojihomu-Kenkyukai (Co-author)
  • “How to Take Defense from M&A”
    Published by Chuokeizaisha (Co-author)
  • “Regulation of Insider Transactions and Shareholders Meetings”
    Published by Shojihomu-Kenkyukai
  • “Case Stories of Shareholders’ Meetings”
    Published by Nihonkeizai-Shinbunsha
  • “Scenario of Shareholders’ Meetings by Corporations”
    Published by Shojihomu-Kenkyukai

Copyright Law

  • “Front lines of Digital Content law”
    Published by Shojihomu
  • “Frontline of Copyright Business” [New Ed.]
    Published by Chuokeizaisha (Co-author)

Bankruptcy Law

  • “Encyclopedia of Bankruptcy Law practice”
    Published by Kinzai (Editor)
  • “Frontline of Corporate Restructuring”
    Published by Gyosei (Co-author)


  • “Lawyers in the Change”
    Published by Yuhikaku (Co-author)


  • 『志は高く目線は低く-未来を切り拓く若者たちへ』 財界研究所
  • 『「交渉上手」は生き上手』 講談社プラスアルファ新書
  • 『社長の決断が会社を守る!』日本経済新聞社 等