Our firm

Hikari Sogoh Law Offices was established in April 1995 under the philosophy of realizing the brilliant future of our clients by providing professional and comprehensive legal services, with the aim to speed up our work and create the network through the use of ICT.  Our name, “Hikari”, is the Japanese word for light and it symbolizes technology and speed. Our name derives from our founding philosophy. Since the firm’s establishment, we always keep in mind how we can offer the best legal solution for our clients. 

We are a partnership of the lawyers, each with extensive experience and expertise in their own specialized practice areas and having diverse backgrounds.  We comprise over 30 lawyers, and some members are former judges and former prosecutors, some lawyers have experience with working as an outside officer in the listed company and as an officer in the bar association in Japan.  We constantly seek to analyze legal issues from various perspectives and improve skills and expertise to respond to increasingly diverse and complex our clients’ legal needs.   

We cover a broad range of practice areas.  In order to better serve our clients’ needs across all legal areas, we encourage our lawyers with varied expertise to work together by utilizing each other’s strengths.  Details for our practice areas can be found here: https://hikari-law.com/j/areas

We are aligned with outside professionals such as tax accountants and judicial scriveners, and overseas law firms, which allows us to provide swift one-stop legal services.  Details for overseas alliance partner can be found here: https://hikari-law.com/j/international-partners

Our office, located in Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, is easy to access by public transport and close by Toranomon Hospital.  See Map for directions.