Tsutomu Miyano

Tsutomu Miyano


Mr. Miyano's practice, through over 35 years of his professional carrier, covers really a wide range of areas, including general corporate, commercial transactions, M&A, labor issues and international finance (including securities issuance). He also handles litigations and other dispute solutions and crisis management for corporate clients. So, he is the real "general corporate" lawyer himself. Amongst his wide coverage of practice areas, he has been acting as a regular counsel for several medical device and pharmaceutical companies in Japan and also involved in many transactions relating to them (such as M&A, establishment of joint venture, etc.). He also represents many clients in the telecommunication business sector. He is also knowledgeable regarding restructuring of defaulted bonds (including sovereign bonds), the conduct of related bondholders' meetings as he served as a regular member of the study group on Japanese legal issues for the Ministry of Finance of Japan relating the bondholders' actions for defaulted bonds.

Miyano Tsutomu

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Corporate Transaction Group
  • Dispute Resolution Group
  • Capital Markets Group
  • Labor Law Group
  • Corporate Crisis Management Practice Group
  • Data Privacy & Digital Group


Mar 1986 The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
Jun 1993 Harvard Law School
Sep 1993 - Aug 1994 Associated with Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York
Jul 2005 - Mar 2007 Adjunct Lecturer, Chuo Law School
Apr 2007 - Mar 2013 Visiting Lecturer, Chuo Law School
Apr 2013 - Mar 2017 Visiting Professor, Chuo Law School


The Impact of Personal Information Protection Law Accounting for Construction Companies, 2005 Spring Issue
Apr 2005
The Application Proceedings and Impact of Civil Rehabilitation Law Accounting for Construction Companies, 2004 Summer Issue
Jul 2004


Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1988)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English