Lawyers

HOMELawyersJunya Naito
Junya Naito
Partner Junya Naito
03-3288-2080 naito@mmn-law.gr.jp

Practice Areas

Litigation/Arbitration;
Corporate/M&A;
Dispute Resolution;
International Transactions/Trade;
Restructuring/Insolvency

History

March 1989 Graduated from The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)
April 1989 - April 1991 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
April 1991 Admitted to Japanese Bar (The Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
April 1991 Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba
May 1995 Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Columbia University, Law School (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
September 1995 - July 1997 Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York
1996Admitted to New York Bar
September 1997 Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba
January 1999 Became Partner of Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba
April 2008 - March 2009 Lecturer, Seikei University (Corporate Law)
April 2009 - April 2012 Professor for Civil Advocacy, The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
October 2012 - October 2015 Examiner for the National Bar Examination of Japan (in charge of Commercial Law)
October 2012 - November 2015 Examiner for the National Preliminary Bar Examination of Japan (in charge of Commercial Law)
August 2017 - Member of the Tokyo District Court Committee

Activities and others

《AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS》
Best Lawyers, Tokyo Arbitration and Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” (2013, 2018 and 2020)

Best Lawyers in Japan in the areas of “Arbitration and Mediation”, “Corporate and M&A” and “Litigation” (2013-2019)

Chambers Global, “Dispute Resolution: Domestic Japan” (2011-2019)

Chambers Asia Pacific, “Dispute Resolution: Domestic Japan” (2011-2019)

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, “Dispute Resolution Star” in the practice areas of “Commercial and Transactions” (2018-2019)

Who’s Who Legal: Japan, “Arbitration” (2015-2019)

Who’s Who Legal: Japan, “Asset Recovery” (2014-2019)

Leaders League, “Highly Recommended” in the practice area of “Litigation and Arbitration” (2016)

Publications

《English Translation of Title Only. Language of Publication is Japanese》
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
BOOK REVIEW, Law and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration
Liberty & Justice Vol. 68 No. 5 p. 72 (May 2017)
Testimony, Reminiscence-Just before the Collapse of the Bubble Economy
The Lawyers (December 2016)
Testimony, How to Promote Reputation of Arbitration in Japan
The Lawyers (October 2016)
Testimony, Increased Interest in International Arbitration among Japanese Companies
The Lawyers (July 2016)
Testimony, Introduction-To Revisit "Common Sense" of Lawyers
The Lawyers (May 2016)
International Parallel Litigation
Co-author, Selected International Business Precedents for Practice Jurist (August 2015)
Increased Attention to International Arbitration: Strategic Approaches You Should Know
Business Law Journal (September 2014)
Round-table discussion among those with experience in arbitration on "Qualities required of trusted international commercial arbitrators: focusing on skills and supervisory capabilities necessary for conducting arbitral proceedings"
60-1 JCA Journal 4 (2013)
Profile of an Arbitrator on the List
57-6 JCA Journal 15 (2010)
Evidentiary Proceedings at Court in Assistance of Arbitration Cases
Arbitration & ADR Forum, Vol. 2, Japan Association of Arbitrators (2009)
Corporate Actions Against Insider Trading by Officers and Employees
Co-author, The Lawyers (July 2008)
Examination of Witnesses in Court for the Assistance of an Arbitration Proceeding
Co-author, 53-12 JCA Journal 12 (2006)
Q & A Internet Commerce Handbook
Co-author, Kobundo (2002)
Internet Shopping Sites and International Litigation
Cases - Oriented Lawyering Practice Series, Vol. 5, Antitrust, Patent and International Transaction (2002)
Individual Rehabilitation Procedures
Cases - Oriented Lawyering Practice Series, Vol. 4, Reorganization and Bankruptcy (2002)
Practice of New International Bankruptcy Law
Co-author, Nihon Horei (2001)
Maintaining management rights after bankruptcy; the Newly Enacted Civil Reorganization Law
Business Jitsumu Houmu (December 1999)
Simple yet Dangerous Guarantor activities
Business Jitsumu Houmu (November 1999)
Network/Standard and Competition Law (1) - (3)
NBL No. 652 p. 31, No. 653 p.33, No. 655 p.46
State Oil Co. v. Khan: Resale Price Maintenance and Per Se Illegality Revisited
IBL Vol. 25 No. 6 p. 569 (1997)
First Amendment on the Internet: Communications Decency Act Was Held Unconstitutional
IBL Vol. 24 No. 8 p. 797 (1996)
Liability of On-Line Service Providers in Information
Superhighway under American Law (1) - (2) IBL Vol. 24 No. 6 p. 573, Vol. 24 No.7 p.714 (1996)
Derivative Suites and D&O Liability Insurance
Co-author, Chuo Keizai-sha (July 1994)
Protection of Internationally Famous Trademark
Co-author, Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law (IBL) Vol. 21 No. 8 p. 991 (1993)
《English Publication》
International Arbitration 2019 (Japan Chapter)
Co-author, Chambers and Partners (2018)
GLI - Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Fifth Edition
Co-author, Global Legal Group Ltd. (2016)
GLI - Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Fourth Edition
Co-author, Global Legal Group Ltd. (2015)
International Fraud & Asset Tracing, Third edition
Co-author, Thomson Reuters (2015)
Dispute Resolution: General Guide of Dispute Resolution in Japan.
Japan Business Law Review 2015. Japan: ILS Publications, Inc. (2014).
Round-Table Discussions among Lawyers with Experience Practicing as Arbitrators
as appeared on the website of the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (August 2013)
The International Arbitration Review, Fourth Edition
Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd. (2013)
The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review, First Edition
Co-author, Law Business Research Ltd. (2012)
GLI - Litigation & Dispute Resolution, First Edition
Co-author, Global Legal Group Ltd. (2012)
International Fraud & Asset Tracing, Second edition
Co-author, Thomson Reuters (2011)
Examination of Witnesses in Court for Arbitration Proceedings in Japan
JCAA Newsletter, Number 18 (2007)