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Akira Kawamura

Akira Kawamura

Of Counsel
TEL:
81-3-6775-1004
FAX:
81-3-6775-2004
Kawamura Akira

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • Dispute Resolution Group

Background

1965 Kyoto Univeristy (LL.B.)
1986 Vice President, Daini Tokyo Bar Association
1998 Visiting Professor, Kyoto Univeristy (Faculty of Law, Apr 1998 - Mar 2002, Apr 2004 - Mar 2006)
2002 - Present Outside Director, McDonald’s Holdings Company (Japan), Ltd.
Apr 2004 - Mar 2006 Lecturer, Chuo Univeristy (Graduate School of Law)
2005 - Present Registered Arbitrator, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
Jan 2007 - Dec 2008 Secretary General, International Bar Association
2007 - 2017 Member of the Ethics Committee, The Japanese Cancer Association
Jan 2009 - Dec 2010 Vice President, International Bar Association
Jan 2011 - Dec 2012 President, International Bar Association
Mar 2013 - Present President, Japan Association of Arbitrators
Jan 2014 - Present Expert Panel, P.R.I.M.E Finance
Jan 2014 - Present Member of the Ethics Commission, International Association of Athletics Federation
May 2016 - Present Co-chair, Russia Japan Lawyers Council
Nov 2017 - Present Member of Disciplinary Tribunal, Association of Athletics Federation
Apr 2018 - Present Director, Japan International Dispute Settlement Center

Publications

Lectures

Oct 6 - 11, 2013
Taking India into the Next Millennium IBA (International Bar Association)
Mar 6 - 7, 2009
Sep 17 - 19, 2008
International Competition Enforcement IBA (International Bar Association)
Apr 20 - 21, 2005

Achievements

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1967)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Japan Association of Arbitrators
  • Russia-Japan Lawyers Council

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English