Attorney Profiles
Attorney at Law, Certified Public Accountant
Koichiro Sato
Professional Experience

2016
Associate, Abe, Ikubo & Katayama

 

2016
Legal Intern, UNHCR Tokyo Office

 

2015-2016
Legal Apprentice, Legal Research & Training Institute of Japan

 

2013-2015
Independent Accounting Consultant

 

2008-2013
Audit Professional, KPMG Azsa LLC

Education

2012
Master’s Degree in Management of Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology Graduate School of Innovation Management

 

2010
LL.B., Keio University

Admissions

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association

The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Biography

Koichiro Sato started his career as an audit professional at KPMG Azsa LLC upon passing the CPA examination in 2008. He has a background as an accounting specialist/CPA in the fields of financial auditing, accounting advisory and M&A due diligence. Mr. Sato is licensed as both attorney at law and CPA in Japan. He spent most of his childhood in Canada, and is able to read, write and speak both Japanese and English.

 

Mr. Sato’s practice covers a broad range of corporate legal affairs. In particular, in addition to regularly handling restructuring and insolvency cases, he specializes in international legal affairs, utilizing his ability to communicate effectively in English.