Mori Hamada & Matsumoto


16th Floor, Marunouchi Park Building
2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku

+81 3 6212 8330

+81 3 6212 8230

Quick facts:

Contact: Business development
Number of lawyers: 555
Number of partners: 124
Languages: Japanese, English, Mandarin, French, Korean, Thai, German, Bahasa (Malay and Indonesia), Myanmar, Vietnamese

Our Firm
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (MHM) is one of the largest full-service Tokyo headquartered international law firms. A significant proportion of the firm’s work is international in nature, representing clients in cross-border transactions, litigation and other dispute resolution proceedings.


Our Professionals
The firm has over 550 lawyers and 540 support staff (including patent attorneys, licensed tax accountants, legal assistants and translators). The firm’s senior lawyers include a number of highly respected practitioners and leaders from the Japanese and international legal community, including prominent law professors from the University of Tokyo, and a former Prosecutor-General from the Public Prosecutors Office. The firm also has experienced lawyers qualified in the US, England and Wales, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Offices and Asia Practice Group
MHM has a strong presence in Asia with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok (Chandler MHM Limited) and Yangon (Myanmar Legal MHM Limited). MHM also has domestic offices in Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Takamatsu.  

Our Recent Awards
Chambers Global 2020
  • Top ranked firm in Banking & Finance/Capital Markets/Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives/Corporate & M&A/Dispute Resolution/Intellectual Property/International & Cross-Border Capabilities

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020

  • Top ranked firm in Banking & Finance/ Capital Markets/Capital Markets: Securitisation & Derivatives/Competition & Antitrust/Corporate & M&A/Dispute Resolution/Employment/Insurance/Intellectual Property/Investment Funds/Projects & Energy/Real Estate/Restructuring & Insolvency/Tax/Osaka

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020

  • Top ranked firm in Antitrust & Competition Law/ Banking & Finance/Capital Markets/Corporate and M&A/Dispute Resolution/Investment funds/Intellectual Property/Labour and Employment/Projects and Energy/Real Estate and Construction/Restructuring and Insolvency/Tax/Risk management and investigations

IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2020

  • Top ranked firm in Banking/Capital Markets: Debt/Capital Markets: Equity/Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation/M&A/Project development/Project Finance

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance
  • Regulatory/regulated transactions
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure/energy
  • Disputes/dispute resolution
  • Bankruptcy/restructuring
  • Crisis management
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Information technology
  • Life sciences and intellectual property
  • Tax
  • Wealth management
  • Labor law
  • International practice