Tsutomu Hiraishi

Tsutomu Hiraishi ( Foreign Legal Adviser )

Tsutomu Hiraishi

平石努(弁護士資格:日本及びニューヨーク州)は、1988年に東京大学法学部を卒業し、株式会社東京銀行において米国ロー・スクール(ペンシルヴェニア大学及びニューヨーク大学)への留学、法務室等での勤務(8年間)の後、2年間の最高裁判所司法修習を経て弁護士として執務しています。東京青山・青木・狛法律事務所/ベーカー&マッケンジー外国法事務弁護士事務所(外国法共同事業)でパートナー弁護士として、数多くの日系企業による東南アジア諸国での事業進出、展開、撤退の全局面での法的支援を提供してきました。2012年1月からはジャカルタに本拠を移して、Jakarta International Law Office外国法アドバイザーとして、数多くのインドネシアに進出予定の日系企業及び在インドネシア日系企業の事業に係る、契約交渉、契約書作成、法的調査、行政折衝、法務デューディリジェンス、法律相談、紛争解決、労務などに対応しています。


He obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Tokyo in 1988. Further he pursued his Master of Laws from two universities in the United State that are: University of Pennsylvania, Law School (LL.M.) in 1993 and New York University, School of Law (LL.M. in Corporation Law) in 1994. In 1998 – 2000, he attended a training course at the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan.

His professionals works are as follows:

In 1988 – 1996, he worked for the Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. (Kanda Office, Capital Markets Division and Legal Department). After the mandatory two-year training at the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, he joined Baker & McKenzie GJBJ – Tokyo Aoyama Aoki Koma Law Office in April 2000 and worded as a partner (2006- ) there, until he moved to Jakarta and joined JILO in January 2012.

There are so many works and represented clients, such as Japanese government agencies (JETRO, JBIC, NEDO, etc.), banks, securities companies, major manufacturing companies, trading companies, etc. in relation to cross-border transactions, foreign investment, emissions trading, structured finance, etc.  With respect to the businesses of Japanese companies in Indonesia, he assisted many clients which established a joint venture companies, obtained finance from local banks, liquidated its subsidiary, started real estate development projects, filed a civil litigation and criminal report, researched foreign investment regulations or needed other various legal assistances in Indonesia.

From September 2003 until September 2004, he was stationed in Jakarta as Project Formulation Officer (Judicial Reform) of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and dedicated himself to judicial reform by the Supreme Court in Indonesia.

He is qualified to practice law in the State of New York (1994) as well as qualified to practice law in Japan (2000). He is a guest lecturer at the Master Program (Business Law) of the Faculty of Law, Gadjah Mada University.

His publications and seminars are as follows:

  • World Legal and Business Guide – Indonesia (Business Law Journal, 2011)
  • Legal Topics in Asian Countries – Indonesia (Business Law Journal, 2011)
  • Technical Assistance for Promotion of ADR – Indonesia – (Horitsu Jiho, 2010)
  • Foreign Investment in Vietnam (JETRO Tokyo/Nagoya/Osaka, 2010)
  • Legal Environment Surrounding Emissions Trading in Japan (Banking Law Journal, 2007)
  • Legal Practice of Emission Reductions Purchase Agreement (Lexis Business Law Journal, 2007
  • Many others

In addition to such activities he is actively involved in various professional groups such as:

  • Japan Federation of Bar Associations, International Relationship Committee (2004 – present)
  • Advisory Group for JICA Project (Promotion of ADR in Indonesia) (2007 – 2009)
  • Chairman of Legal/Accounting/Taxation Working Group, Japan Carbon Credit Promotion Foundation (2009)

Admitted to Bar in Japan and New York

Email:  hiraishi@jilolaw.com

Area of Practices

  • General Corporate
  • Foreign Investment
  • Mining, Oil and Gas Law
  • Merger and Acquisition
  • Liquidation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Employment Law
  • more...
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Patra Office Tower 21st Floor, Suite 2142 Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 32-34 Jakarta 12950 INDONESIA

Phone: +62 21 529 000 48
Facs: +62 21 529 000 49
Email: info@jilolaw.com