Fukokuseimei Building, 2-2-2 Uchisaiwaicho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0011, Japan
Tel: +813 5501 1165 (direct)
Fax: +813 5501 2211
Current position: Senior partner
Practice area/industry focus: Competition & antitrust, compliance, trade law.
Career highlights: Setsuko Yufu heads the firm’s competition and antitrust team, advising on domestic and international cartel investigations, merger controls and dominant position issues. Recently, she acted as a ‘hub’ for several clients in international cartel investigations involving more than ten jurisdictions. She also advises on antitrust compliance.
Since 2016, she has served as a member of the Antitrust Policy Council of the JFTC. She has also been a board member of the Japan Competition Law Forum.
She was awarded the honor of Woman Lawyer of the Year at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2017. She has frequently been ranked as a leading individual in competition/antitrust in Japan by The Legal 500, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Best Lawyers. She was also ‘highly recommended’ in Global Competition Review 100 in 2017.
She is well known for her extensive knowledge of EU law and has acted as a board member of the EU Studies Association Japan.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2018 in Competition & Antitrust