Attorney Profiles
Attorney at Law
Toshiyasu Suzaki

LLB, University of Tokyo


Entered the Legal Training and Research Institute (55th graduating class)


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


・Chairperson of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Study Committee, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
・Deputy Chairperson of the Planning and Administration Committee, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
・Company Act Study Committee, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association

Main Areas of Practice

Toshiyasu Suzaki handles all areas of corporate legal practice, specializing in the fields of company law, financial instruments and exchange law, and insolvency law.


In the fields of company law and financial instruments and exchange law, Mr. Suzaki has been involved in numerous cases relating to corporate restructuring (mergers, company splits, share transfers, etc.) of listed and unlisted companies, buyouts (share acquisition and sale), squeeze-outs of minority shareholders (share consolidation, exchange etc.), and takeover bid.  In addition, he advises on various types of financing projects such as the issuance of class shares, convertible bonds, etc., and on investment projects for venture firms and funds.


In the field of insolvency law, Mr. Suzaki has extensive experience as a bankruptcy administrator and as representing the petitioner in civil rehabilitation, and advises on debt collection utilizing such experience.


In addition, Mr. Suzaki handles various general corporate matters, including general business contract drafting, HR issues, and corporate scandals handling, and also speaks at compliance seminars directed at corporations and executives.

Publications and Articles

– Format – Practical Guide to Legal Complaints and Charges (5th Edition)” (responsible for section on company law), Minjiho Kenkyukai Co., Ltd.

– “Company Law Forms” (author and editor), Shoji Homu Co., Ltd.

– “Board Operation Practical Handbook” (collaboration), Shoji Homu Co., Ltd.

– “Compact Commentary on Company Act – Part 1 Shareholder General Meetings” (collaboration), Shoji Homu Co., Ltd.

– “Detailed Practical Guide to Ministry of Justice Decrees Relating to Company Act” (collaboration), Seibunsha Co., Ltd.

– “Civil Law (Claims) – Article-by-Article Commentary on Draft Amendment Bill” (author and editor), Seibunsha Co., Ltd.

– “Legal Risk / Compliance Risk Management / Management Practical Manual – Practical Guide and Forms from Basics to Handling Emergencies” (collaboration), Minjiho Kenkyukai Co., Ltd.

– “Theory and Practical Guide to Corporate Reorganization – All about Corporate Reorganization” (collaboration), Shoji Homu Co., Ltd.

– “Practical Guide and Forms for Contract Drafting” (collaboration), Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd.

– “Practical Knowledge on the Five Insolvency Laws” (collaboration), Seibunsha Co., Ltd.

– “Legal Risk Management Guidebook” (collaboration), Minjiho Kenkyukai Co., Ltd.

– “Handling of Corporate Scandals” (collaboration), Seibunsha Co., Ltd.

– “Financial Instruments and Exchange Act Q&A” (collaboration), Ginko Kenkyusha Co., Ltd.

– “New Company Law A-Z – Practical Guide to Unlisted Companies” (collaboration), Dai-Ichi Hoki