Yoshitaka Toda

Associate,Tokyo Bar Association

Yoshitaka Toda provides services to domestic and foreign clients with a focus on labor disputes, immigration, and temple law. He has extensive experience in assisting foreign companies and other overseas clients, and has worked on a wide range of cases, including a labor dispute involving the dismissal of a manager at a major foreign company and assistance to a European company in its entry into the Japanese market. He is also active in the field of temple law, having served as a director of a religious corporation, as his parents own a temple.As a public interest activity, he provides support for refugee claimants as well as for CALL4, a non-profit organization, regarding fundraising for public lawsuits. Prior to registering as an attorney, he was engaged in consulting work and economic and industrial research at a think tank.

Education and Professional Background

2007 : Studied abroad at University of California, San Diego
2009 : Graduated from International Christian University
Joined Fujitsu Research Institute Ltd. in the same year
Engaged in management consulting work and economic and industrial research in the Telecommunications High-Tech Consulting Division
2015 : Graduated from Keio University Graduate School of Law
2016 : United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Legal Division
2017 : FRONTEO Corporation (-2019/project basis)
Engaged in AI-based fraud investigation and forensic work
2020 : Admitted to the bar (73rd term)

Practice Areas

Corporate legal affairs, general civil cases, labor disputes, issues related to foreign employment/resident status, criminal cases, administrative cases, etc.

Membership and Official Positions

Project Coordinator, CALL4 Non-Profit Organization

Lectures

December 2, 2021: Report on Japan’s public litigation crowdfunding initiatives at “Survey on Improving Access to Justice in Africa: Regional Workshop Program for Eastern and Southern African Countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia and Malawi)” organized by JICA.

June 14, 2022: Report on the “Civil and Public Interest Lawyering Experience Program” for Waseda University law students at the 15th Anniversary Conference of the Society for Clinical Legal Education.

Message

I became a lawyer after having various experiences in the private sector as well as in Japan and abroad. With the background of my experience in other industries, I am able to handle a wide range of cases from corporate and general civil cases to administrative cases. I also strive to provide clear, prompt, and courteous service to ensure client satisfaction. We also provide legal advice in English.

Languages

Japanise,English