Naofumi Ogawa

◆ Practice Areas

◆ Education

2006Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
2008Graduated from the University of Tokyo, School of Law
2008Passed the National Bar Exam

◆ Experience

2009 to dateHibiya Park Law Offices

◆ Other Memberships

(Japanese) 第三者委員会報告書格付け委員会事務局

◆ Writings

  • “What are the trends in shareholders meeting questions? Anticipated Q&As and Commentaries”  (In Business Lawyers)
    Published by Bengo4.com (2024)
  • “Practice of Preparation for Shareholders’ Meeting for Year 2024 and Anticipated Questions and Planed Answers”
    Published by Chuo-Keizaisha (2024) (Co-author)
  • “Everything of Effective Management of Subsidiaries”
    Published by Shojihomu (2018) (Co-author)
  • “Specialized Suit Lecture Series No.7, Corporate Litigation, Lawsuits/ Non-contentious Cases/ Provisional Disposition Cases”
    Published by Minjiho-Kenkyukai (2013) (Co-author)

◆ Representative Engagements

Litigation/Dispute Resolution

  • Counsel to a defendant in a lawsuit claiming to exercise a right of avoidance by a bankruptcy trustee.
  • Counsel to a user in a lawsuit where the user claimed compensation for damages against a vendor regarding system development trouble.
  • Counsel to a religious corporation in a lawsuit (claim to verify invalid employment dismissal, claim compensation for damages) on dispute inside the religious corporation.
  • Counsel to a plaintiff employee of a medical corporation (an investor) in a lawsuit on refund of subscriber’s share on the capital by the employee.

・Counsel to a plaintiff in a lawsuit claiming compensation for damages due to defamation of character.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Practiced due diligence in legal affairs for a company to be acquired, and prepared and negotiated contracts in the capacity of legal adviser for the acquiring party.
  • Prepared and negotiated contracts in the capacity of legal adviser for the acquired party.

Legal Adviser

  • Legal advisor for companies in financial, real estate, manufacturing, apparel, and internet sectors.

Risk Management

  • Acting as external contact for a whistleblower system for a company listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, received reports, liaised between whistleblowers and company representatives, and offered advice on content of investigations and responses.

◆ Language

Japanese and English