TAKEUCHI ShiyojiPartner, Member of Daini Tokyo Bar Association

He provides support to lobbying activities targeted at the Diet and local governments in Japan. In addition, he provides professional services including wills, inheritance, LGBT support, and older adults and persons with disabilities advocacy.

He has experience related to tax policy making. In addition, he has deep knowledge in the Public Offices Election Act and Political Funds Control Act and these areas are also his expertise. His wide network of contacts extends across political parties and his familiarity with the policy making process in the legislature allow him to handle a large number of cases related to political affairs. He has gained a reputation in the support he provides for lobbying activities as a result of his legal ability as an attorney and his ability to conduct careful and thorough analysis and make recommendations from the policy making stage.

He is committed to bringing about flexible solutions by aligning the interests of all parties involved.


Education and Professional Background

Graduated from Waseda University, School of Law
Graduated from Waseda Law School
Registered as attorney at law in Japan
Participated as one of the founding partners of Waseda Legal Commons, LPC after a stint as a political staff of the House of Representatives, Japan

Main Industries of Clients

Think tanks, advertising, publishing, video, photography and art, healthcare (medical), policy making, political groups, public interest groups, home lawyers, and so on.

Practice Areas

Drafting of wills, safe custody, will execution, inheritance, business succession, contract negotiation, business management support, LGBT support, older adults and persons with disabilities advocacy, adult guardianship, criminal cases, juvenile cases, criminal prosecution and indictments, press conference, Public Offices Election Act, Political Funds Control Act, lobbying support

Membership and Official Positions

Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Staff of the Research Office for Judicial Systems
Political Federation of Lawyer in Japan, Vice Chairperson of the Planning Committee
Daini Tokyo Bar Association, Permanent member
Daini Tokyo Bar Association, Member of the Constitution Committee
Daini Tokyo Bar Association, Member of the Criminal Defense Committee
Waseda University, Adjunct Researcher of the Institute of Clinical Legal Education
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Registered Political Funds Auditor
Japan Sports Law Association, Member
Japan Professional Baseball Players Association, Official Player Representative