Yuki Hattori

Associate, London, Tokyo



Yuki Hattori is an associate in our Tokyo office having recently returned from White & Case's London office. As part of the firm's Japan Desk, Yuki supported Japanese companies with overseas activities in EMEA, including in relation to construction-related disputes working in collaboration with the Construction Group.

Since joining our Tokyo office in 2012, Yuki has mainly advised on cross-border and domestic disputes and litigation, HR matters, M&A transactions, as well as general corporate matters. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked in the legal department of a leading Japanese trading house and conglomerate electronic company, where she provided internal legal support for corporate transactions and litigation. Yuki is a Japanese qualified lawyer and is also admitted to the New York Bar.

Bars and Courts
Japan Bar
New York State Bar
Tokyo University
Boston University School of Law
Tokyo University


Representation of both of Japanese and foreign companies in labor dispute cases including the cases concerning alleged unfair dismissal, alleged breach of a non-competitive clause and a claim for severance payment.

Representation of Japanese companies in various court cases including the cases concerning claims under the agreements or the laws such as Financial Instruments and Exchange Act.

Representation of a major Japanese company in a investigation of the EU Commission associated with a marger control.

Representation of a major foreign companies in a share acquisition filing case.

Providing advice to a major domestic electronics company on the acquisition of a French company.