Attorney Profiles
Attorney at Law
Shino Hirose

BA, Waseda University, Faculty of Education


Nikkan Sports Newspaper


Entered the Legal Training and Research Institute (52nd graduating class)


Admitted to the bar (Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association) Joined Abe, Ikubo & Katayama


Study abroad at Beijing University of International Business and Economics


Embassy of Japan in China


Resumed practice at Abe, Ikubo and Katayama

Career as Director, Auditor, etc.

Outside auditor of Joyful Honda Co., Ltd
Outside auditor of Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd.
Director of the Baseball Federation of Japan
Auditor of Japan Basketball Association
Auditor of Japan Asian Community Culture Cooperation Organization

Main Areas of Practice

Shino Hirose handles litigation and contract drafting with a focus on insolvency law and IP law. Ms. Hirose handled the sale, reorganization, and liquidation of the overseas stores of the Sogo Group, and since then has continued to achieve results through negotiation, mediation, litigation etc. that clients are more than satisfied with, especially in China and Taiwan. From April 2008 to March 2010, Ms Hirose worked for two years in the Japanese Embassy in Beijing as a fixed-term civil servant with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ms. Hirose now utilizes her experience of handling and resolving problems faced by Japanese companies entering China, as well as various business issues in China or withdrawal from the Chinese market, to provide from the ground in China advise from a government perspective that is as specific and practical as possible. Ms. Hirose is engaged in matters involving Chinese law on a daily basis, and has also recently been appointed as a part-time auditor for listed companies based on her wide-ranging experience in China.