Attorney Profiles
Morio Takeshita
Former Special Counsel
Notice

Professor Morio Takeshita became our firm’s special counsel in 1997 and had been providing us with invaluable guidance for twenty-two years.  He sadly passed away on October 2, 2019.

Career

1955
LLB at the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law

 

1957
LL.M at Masters Course, Tokyo University Post Graduate Sociology, Entered the Legal Training and Research Institute (11th graduating class)

 

1959-1972
Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor of Rikkyo University, Law Faculty, Associate Professor of Hitotsubashi University

 

1963
LL.D at Tokyo University, Doctors Course, Post Graduate Sociology

 

1965-1967
Study in the former West Germany as a research scholar of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

 

1972-1996
Professor of Hitotsubashi University

 

1996
Emeritus professor of Hitotsubashi University Professor of Surugadai University, Law Faculty

 

1997
Admitted to the bar (Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association) Special Counsel of Abe, Ikubo & Katayama

 

1999
President of Surugadai University

 

2007
Chancellor of Surugadai University

Memberships

・Member of the Japanese Association of the Law of Civil Procedure and the German-Japanese Law Association
・Chairman of the Legislative Council of the Ministry of Justice

Committee

・Special Adviser to the Minister of Justice
・Advisory Panel for Reforming the Judicial System (Acting Chairman)
・Member of Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Supreme Court
・Member of Advisory Committee on Rules of Family Affairs of the Supreme Court
・Counselor of the Cabinet Legislation Bureau
・Arbitrator for International Energy Agency Dispute Settlement Centre