Hiroshige Nakagawa

Hiroshige Nakagawa


Hiroshige Nakagawa is a partner handling a wide range of corporate matters with a focus on cross-border transactions, competition issues, and litigation/arbitration cases, involving Japanese entities. He also handles China-related matters, especially in M&A transaction and dispute matters. In addition, he regularly advises foreign and domestic clients on international trade matters, including anti-dumping investigation.

Nakagawa Hiroshige

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • China Practice Group
  • Asia and Emerging Countries Practice Group


Mar 1996 Kyoto University (LL.B.)
Mar 1996 - Apr 1998 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
May 2002 Graduate study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (LL.M.)
Sep 2002 - Dec Trained at Tan Peng Chin LLC
Jan 2003 - Apr 2003 King and Wood, China
Jan 2012 - Present International Bar Association (IBA Trade & Customs Law Commitee)
May 2014 - Present China-East Asia International Trade Disputes Settlement Advisory Committee
May 2014 - Present China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
Apr 2018 - Sep 2018 Part-time Lecturer / Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Apr 2020 - Sep 2020 Part-time Lecturer / Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
2021 Panel arbitrator in The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association


Recent status in merger review under Anti-monopoly Law and the statistics in China International Business Law and Practice, Vol.41 No.1
Jan 2013
Dec 2012
Merger Filing Practice in China Business Law Journal
Mar 2010
May 2009


The Recent Trend of Bribery in PRC Business Research Institute
May 13, 2019
Legal Issues in Chinese Enterprises in Japan China Council for the Promotion of International Trade
Mar 26, 2010
Northeast Asia Legal Cooperation Forum China Law Society, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), Jilin Law Society,CCPIT Jilin
Sep 2, 2009
Current Developments in Insolvency Law in India IBA (International Bar Association)
Mar 6 - 7, 2009
Sep 17 - 19, 2008


Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1998)
  • New York (2003)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English
  • Chinese