Kenjiro Yamaguchi

Kenjiro Yamaguchi

Special Counsel

Kenjiro Yamaguchi specializes in international corporate law matters including M&A, business reorganization. In connection with M&A transactions, he has extensive experience in cross-border M&A in Asian jurisdictions, such as China, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, South Africa, Morocco and Egypt. Prior to joining Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Kenjiro served as a lawyer at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and has experience working overseas in Beijing, Ho Chi Minh and Bangkok. Also, He has experience working for one of the largest general trading companies where he was in charge of various overseas investment projects (in particular, Asia and Africa).

Mr. Yamaguchi also served as:
2017 - 2018 Nagoya University, Research and Education Center for Japanese Law in Ho Chi Minh (Japanese Law. a part-time lecturer)
2017 - 2018 Hitotsubashi University Law School (International Legal Strategy, 3rd lecture)
2018 Keio Law School (Guest Speaker, International Development Law, 2rd lecture)

Yamaguchi Kenjiro

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Asia and Emerging Countries Practice Group


Mar 2001 Waseda University (B.A.)
Mar 2007 Keio Law School (J.D.)
2007 - 2008 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Dec 2008 - Sep 2010 Soga Uryu & Itoga
Oct 2010 - Dec 2022 Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Jan 2012 - Feb 2014 Representative of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto Beijing Office
Apr 2013 Peking University EMBA
Feb 2014 - Jun 2016 Frasers Law Company, Ho Chi Minh City
Jul 2016 - May 2018 LNT & Partners, Ho Chi Minh City
May 2019 Graduate study, Cornell Law School (LL.M.)
Oct 2019 - Dec 2020 Chandler MHM Limited
Jan 2021 - Jun 2023 Mitsui & Co., Ltd.


Major Chinese Business Laws (2020 Edition) The Association for the Promotion of International Trade, Japan
Mar 2020
Six Major Laws on Chinese Economy (2019 Expanded Edition) The Association for the Promotion of International Trade, Japan
Jan 2019


Doing Business in India and Africa Mazarz Global Japan Desk
April 9, 2024
Jan 30, 2024


Apr 14, 2022

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2008)
  • New York (2020)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Tokyo Bar Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Thai