TOKYO, JAPAN--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2012) - The 2013 Asia-Pacific Legal 500 recommends Davis LLP's associated Tokyo office, Davis & Takahashi, in three practice areas in Japan under International Firms and Joint Ventures:
- Banking and finance
- Construction, projects and energy
- Structured finance/securitisation
The guide also recognizes Davis & Takahashi partner, Hiroaki Takahashi, for his expertise and ranks him in the elite "Leading Lawyers" section of its Guide to Outstanding Lawyers Nationwide, as well as in its 2013 editorial.
The Legal 500 Series, now in its 25th year, is widely acknowledged as the world's largest legal referral guide. More than 250,000 corporate counsel have been surveyed and interviewed globally in the past 12 months. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.
About Davis & Takahashi
Davis LLP, a full-service national law firm with over 250 lawyers, is the only Canadian law firm to have an established presence in Japan through its associated firm, Davis & Takahashi. The firm has been providing legal services to Japanese clients and those wishing to do business with Japanese companies, for over 50 years. Lawyers work closely to assist Japanese clients with their business overseas, as well as North American clients with their business in Japan. Davis LLP is described by Chambers Global as "a lean outfit that punches above its weight." The firm acts for Canadian and international clients, and is often involved in complex matters with an international dimension.