Kohji Hayakawa

Kohji Hayakawa

Hayakawa Kohji

Practice Groups

  • Dispute Resolution Group
  • Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Group
  • Financial Services & Transactions Group


Mar 2011 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Mar 2013 The University of Tokyo School of Law (J.D.)
Nov 2013 - Dec 2014 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Dec 2014 - Dec 2015 Associated with MAX Law Office
Jul - Aug 2015 Trained at Stephenson Harwood LLP
Mar 2017 Completed navigational course at Marine Technical College
Jun 2018 - Jun 2019 Worked for the legal department of one of the largest trading companies in Japan
Aug - Sep 2019 Completed 46th Maritime Law Short Course at University of Southampton
Oct 2020 Queen Mary University of London (LL.M. in International Shipping Law, Distinction)
Sep - Dec 2020 Associated with Reed Smith LLP, London
Feb - Apr 2021 Associated with International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), Hamburg



Apr 14, 2022

Professional Admissions

  • Attorney-at-Law, Japan (2014)
  • Japan Maritime Counselor (2015)
  • Marine Procedure Commission Agent (2019)
  • License of Boat's Operator

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Tokyo Bar Association
  • Japan Association of Arbitrators


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English