Naoki Kanehisa


Head of London Office

Atsumi & Sakai

Naoki Kanehisa is a Japanese qualified attorney (Bengoshi) and a partner in the full-service Japanese law firm Atsumi & Sakai; he is currently based in the UK where he heads the firm’s London office. Mr. Kanehisa advises Japanese and non-Japanese clients on Japanese law, with a focus on banking and finance, securities regulation, joint ventures and M&A; he holds a law degree from Tokyo University, a J.D. from Keio University and an LL.M. from Columbia University.

Atsumi & Sakai’s London office was established in January 2015 and enables Atsumi & Sakai to provide real-time advice on Japanese law to its clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as providing a more convenient service to its clients in the Americas.