Attorney Profiles
Bungo Kubo
Born Tokyo, Japan, 1977
Admitted to bar, 2007, Japan
PRACTICE AREAS Competition/Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Regulatory Compliance, Bankruptcy, White Collar Crime, Dispute Resolution
JOB EXPERIENCE
  • Kajitani Law Offices (2007 - Present) Associate Lawyer                        Extensive experience in all aspects of corporate matters.
    International experience, including supporting a major auto parts manufacturer who faced investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, working with U.S. anti-trust lawyers.
    Handled large-scale dispute cases and domestic and foreign regulatory investigations.
  • Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K (2016 - 2018) Part-time in-house counsel
    Working on a variety of projects, such as M&A, cross-border licensing, cross-border joint research and development, and cross-border joint ventures.
  • Nippon Steel Corporation (Current Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation) (2010-2012) Full-time in-house counsel
    Active in one of the largest mergers in Japan (merger with Sumitomo Metal Industries in 2012).
EDUCATION
  • Currently underway of the LLM (specialized in competition law) at King's College London in the UK. September 2019, expected to graduate.
  • Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2007)
  • Chuo Law School (J.D., 2006)
  • Waseda University (LL.B., 2000)
AFFILIATIONS
  • Japan Federation of Bar Associations
  • Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association
  • Japan Competition Law Forum
PUBLICATIONS
  • “Intellectual Property Licensing Practices and Anti-trust Compliance” (2018, LexisNexis Japan)
  • “Practical Strategies for the Review of Business Combinations” (2017, LexisNexis Japan)
  • “Theories and Practices of Corporate Restructuring - All about corporate restructuring - ”(2014,Shoji Homu)
LANGUAGES Japanese and English