Yuki Hattori

Associate, London, Tokyo



Yuki Hattori is an associate in our Corporate/M&A practice group based in our Tokyo office. She advises on cross -border and domestic M&A transactions and general corporate matters including advising on cross-border and domestic commercial litigation and antitrust matters. Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Hattori worked in the legal department at a leading Japanese trading company, and a leading electronics company, where she provided internal legal support for corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions and litigation matters. She completed her legal training at the Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan in 2011, and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2006. Ms. Hattori is a member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

Based in our London office, she sits with our Japan Desk supporting Japanese companies with their overseas activities in EMEA including M&A, project investments, employment, competition/antitrust, white collar matters and other compliance matters as well as general corporate. She also supports Japanese companies on construction-related and other disputes and arbitrations in collaboration with the Construction Group of our London office.

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.