Atsumi & Sakai deals with all general legal issues in the fields of human resources (“HR”) and labour relations services. We offer practical advice depending on the situation of each of our clients for various matters regarding HR and labour relations services that both Japanese and international companies face, as well as provide support for the resolution of labour disputes such as litigations and labour tribunals. In particular, our firm has vast experience in labour matters for international companies based in Japan. A combined team of knowledgeable Japanese and foreign lawyers is conversant in the fields of HR and labour relations services, having a framework in place which enables us to offer clear and flexible advice and support in a timely and appropriate manner through effective communications with individual clients, in English, Japanese and Chinese.
Atsumi & Sakai is a multi-award-winning, independent Tokyo law firm, and one of the ten largest independent full-service firms in Japan. The firm has an outward-looking approach to its international practice, and has several foreign partners and consultants with extensive experience from leading international law firms, providing its clients with the benefit of both Japanese law expertise and real international experience.
Atsumi & Sakai is consistently recognised as a leading firm for its labour practice in various directories including Chambers, The Legal 500 and Asialaw Profiles.
What they say
“Atsumi & Sakai advises on all aspects of employment law including employment agreements, directors’ and officers’ service contracts and work rules. The group has particular expertise in assisting foreign corporations with the issues surrounding the termination of employment in Japan including preparing termination schemes and related disputes.” – The Legal 500