Attorney profiles

Shino Hirose


1989 BA, Waseda University, Faculty of Education
1989-1994 Worked at Nikkan Sports Newspaper
1998 Entered the Legal Training and Research Institute (52nd graduating class)
2000 Admitted to the bar (Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association)
Joined Abe, Ikubo & Katayama
2006 Study abroad at Beijing University of International Business and Economics
2008-2010 Worked at Embassy of Japan in China
2010 Resumed practice at Abe, Ikubo and Katayama

Main Areas of Practice

Shino Hirose handles litigation, drafting contracts and other general civil matters especially relating to insolvency law and IP law. In the field of insolvency law, she is a member of the team handling the civil rehabilitation of the Sogo Group and utilizes her network of overseas lawyers in proceeding restructure and liquidation of overseas group companies. In the field of IP law, she handles lawsuits in connection to patent, trademark, and unfair competition law, as well as giving advice on licenses. She also handles various negotiations. Furthermore, she advises on various corporate general matters using her experience and know-how in litigation.