Kohei Karasawa

Kohei Karasawa


Kohei Karasawa has extensive experience in China practice, with a focus on advising Japanese companies on their investment, withdrawal, restructuring and local subsidiary operations in China. Having worked in our Shanghai office and Beijing office, and at a leading French law firm, and studied in Australia, he accumulated rich experience in handling international matters. His practice area covers a wide range of domestic and international corporate transactions, M&A, dispute resolution, and various other cross-border matters.

Karasawa Kohei

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Asia and Emerging Countries Practice Group


Mar 2007 Waseda University (LL.B.)
Mar 2010 Keio Law School (J.D.)
Dec 2011 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Sep 2014 - Feb 2015 Chinese language training, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015 Associated with Junhe Law Office, Shanghai, China
Sep 2015 - Jul 2016 Representative of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Shanghai Office
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018 Representative of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Beijing Office
Dec 2019 University of Melbourne (LL.M.)
Sep 2019 - Jun 2020 McDermott Will & Emery, Paris
Apr 2022 - Sep 2022 Part-time Lecturer, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Apr 2024 - Part-time Lecturer, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University



Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2011)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association


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