Attorney Profiles
Registered Horeign Law Lawyer Lawyer (Aus.NSW/UK England Wales)
Chizuko Nakandakari
Counsel
Education

1989
BA, Keio University, Japan

 

2002
LLB, University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law (Sydney, Australia)

Career

1989
Mitsui Life Insurance in Japan

 

1990
Maruko Inc. in Japan

 

1991-1999
President/Managing Director of Maruko Australia Pty Ltd. in Australia Engaged in the Rivage Royal condominium project on the Gold Coast (construction of the 27 story condominium building plus a waterside restaurant, and sales of 176 units at average A$&1M and the restaurant, in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Shenzen (China), Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Dubai(UAE), Monaco, LA and San Diego(US), Japan)

 

2003
Admitted as lawyer of New South Wales, Australia
Joined Abe, Ikubo & Katayama
Seconded to Blake Dawson & Waldron in Sydney (-2006)

 

2007
Back to AIK in Japan, Registered Foreign Law Lawyer

 

2009
Admitted as Solicitor of England and Wales, UK

Memberships

1997
Vice-Chairman, Gold Coast Japanese Business Association (Current Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Gold Coast Inc.)
1998
Chairman, Gold Coast Japanese Business Association (current Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Gold Coast Inc.)
2003-
The Law Society of New South Wales
2004-
The Japan Institute of International Affairs
2005-2006
Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Sydney Inc.
2009-
The Law Society of England & Wales
2010-
Japanese Society of International Law The Japan Association of International Economic Law
2015-
Japan Corporate Auditors Association American Bar Association

Main Areas of Practice

Corporate General: Commercial Agreement (Products/Materials Supply Agreement for manufacturers, Product Sale/Service Agreement), Negotiation over Commercial Agreement, M&A including business sale (apparel brands, manufacturers), Hotel Franchise Agreement, Corporate Corruption (Olympus Third Party Committee), Competition (manufacturers), Bankruptcy(airline, manufacturers), Incorporation, management and dissolution of company, Independent corporate auditor

 

Real Estate: Construction Agreement/Consultancy Agreement/FIDIC Contract (hotel, port), Dispute over Construction Agreement, Lease Agreement (outlet shops, office), Surface right Agreement (solar power generation)

 

Intellectual Property: Patent protection including litigation (pharmaceuticals, aroma/fine chemicals), Patent license agreement (aroma/fine chemicals, pharmaceutical product and equipment), Trademark (apparel brands)

 

Finance: Loan Agreement (banks), Investment Fund