Partner

Tsuyoshi Suzuki

Practice Areas

Litigation; International Arbitration; General Corporate; Shareholders’ Meetings; Shareholder Derivative Suits

History

March 2002 Graduated from Hitotsubashi University, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)
April 2002 - October 2003 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
October 2003 Admitted to Japanese Bar (The Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
October 2003 Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba
May 2008 Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Boston University, School of Law
September 2008 - July 2009 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP (Los Angeles)
February 2009 Admitted to New York Bar
January 2012 Became Partner of Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba

Activities and others

Member, Japan Association of Arbitrators
President, Young Japan Association of Arbitrators (YJAA) (2015-2019)
Recognized as “Future Leaders – Partners” by “Who's Who Legal: Arbitration” (2017-2019, 2022)
Recognized by “Who's Who Legal: Japan (Arbitration)” (2021)
Recognized as “National Leaders” by “Who's Who Legal: Arbitration” (2020, 2022)
Candidate, Arbitrator, the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) (2019-Present)
Candidate, Sports Arbitrator and Mediator, Japan Sports Arbitration Agency (2017-Present)
Judge, Intercollegiate Negotiation Competition (2015-2022)
Chambers Global, “Dispute Resolution: Domestic - Japan” (2023) [currently, Band 4]
Chambers Asia Pacific, “Dispute Resolution: Domestic - Japan” (2023) [currently, Band 4]

Publications

《English Translation of Title Only. Language of Publication is Japanese》

  • Column: International Arbitration—Preparations for Overseas Business Trouble (Vol. 11) Web Hearing (1)
    NBL No. 1201 (September 1, 2021), p. 72.
  • Arbitrator's Non-Disclosure of Conflict of Interest and Setting Aside of the Arbitration Award – Decision of the Osaka High Court dated June 28, 2016
    Co-author, NBL No. 1097 (2017.5.1), p. 39.
  • Special Topic: International Arbitration Information; Present Situation and Prospect of Arbitration in Japan
    Co-author, The Lawyers (May 2015)
  • Textbook of International Arbitration
    Co-author, Shinzan-sha (2015)
  • Encyclopedia of Practical Forms of Contract
    Co-author, GYOSEI Corporation (1st Edition 2008, 2nd Edition 2014)
  • Court Assistance for Examination of Witnesses in Arbitration Proceedings
    Co-author, JCA Journal, Vol.2006/12 (2006)
  • Information Management Practice for Corporations
    Co-author, Shinnihon-Hoki Publishing (2005)

《English Publication》

  • Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters: Japan (The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides)
    Co-author, Legalease Ltd. (2023)
  • Mondaq International Arbitration Comparative Guide: Japan 
    Co-author, Mondaq Ltd. (2023)
  • The International Arbitration Review, 14th Edition: Japan (The Law Reviews series)
    Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd. (2023)
  • Enforcement of Judgements 2021-2023 (Japan Chapter)
    Co-author, Chambers and Partners (2021-2023)
  • Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Mediation 2020-2022 (Japan Chapter)
    Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd. (2020-2022)
  • Lexology Getting the Deal Through—Practice Guide: Japan M&A (1st-3rd Edition) (Dispute Resolution in Japan chapter)
    Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd. (2021-2023)
  • The Dispute Resolution Review, Eleventh-Thirteenth Edition
    Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd. (2019-2021)
  • International Arbitration 2019-2020 (Japan Chapter)
    Co-author, Chambers and Partners (2019-2020)
  • Getting the Deal Through - Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2016-2021
    Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd. (2016-2021)
  • GLI - Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Fourth-Fifth Edition
    Co-author, Global Legal Group Ltd.(2015-2016)
  • The International Arbitration Review, Fourth Edition
    Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd.(2013)
  • GLI - Litigation & Dispute Resolution, First Edition
    Co-author, Global Legal Group Ltd. (2012)

News

Awards

Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba has been ranked in Band 2, Junya Naito in Band 1, and Tsuyoshi Suzuki in Band 4, in the practice area of "Dispute Resolution: Domestic Japan" in "Chambers Global 2024" by Chambers and Partners.

Awards

Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba and its attorneys have been recognized in the following practice areas by "Who's Who Legal 2023" published by Lexology:



Arbitration
Junya Naito (Japan and Global: Recommended)
Tsuyoshi Suzuki (Japan: Recommended and Global Arbitration Future Leader)

Business Crime Defense & Investigations
Rin Moriguchi (Japan: Recommended)

Commercial Mediation
Junya Naito (Japan and Global: Recommended)

Competition
Nobuaki Mukai (Japan and Global: Recommended)

Government Contracts
Nobuaki Mukai (Japan: Recommended)