Attorney profiles

Shogo Abe

Career

1956 LLB at Hitotsubashi University, Faculty of Law
1957 Entered the Legal Training and Research Institute (11th graduating class)
1959 Admitted to the bar (Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association)
Founded Ginza Law Office (current Abe, Ikubo & Katayama)
1975-1978 Lecturer of the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court
1980 Preservation Trustee for Ueda Seisakusho Ltd.
1985-1987 Reorganization Trustee of Riccar Ltd., Riccar Real Estate Ltd.
1991-2001 Reorganization Trustee of Maruko Ltd.
2000 Petitioner for civil rehabilitation case of Sogo Department Stores

Main Areas of Practice

Since becoming an attorney at law, Shogo Abe has been working on a wide array of matters, not only civil matters in the fields of insolvency law, intellectual property law and finance law and other corporate related laws but also criminal law matters.

Mr. Abe's works are the foundation of the current Abe, Ikubo & Katayama. Particularly in the field of corporate insolvency, Mr. Abe's work has made the Firm a leading law firm in the area. He thoroughly commits himself to reorganization of financially collapsed companies by not only correcting them from legal aspects but also making new business plans for the companies and leading them in implementing the plans so as to turn the companies' businesses around to be stable, healthy and enhancing. Having appreciated such experiences and achievements, the clients request him to give consultations on corporate activities such as corporate management, establishment of compliance systems and restructure of businesses. Mr. Abe, also, is a special counsel of major banks and provides advices on corporate compliance.