Attorney Profiles
Attorney at Law
Shino Hirose
Partner
Career

1989
BA, Waseda University, Faculty of Education

 

1989-1994
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
Embassy of Japan in China

 

2010
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

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.