Nishimura wins the Japan Post GC


Akihiko Paul Isohata

Nishimura & Asahi hired Akihiko Paul Isohata, the former general manager and senior manager of Japan Post, as an advisor. He specializes in the practice of dispute resolution and risk management, including liability claims against financial institutes, loan recovery actions, real estate and property.

Isohata began his career as a lawyer in 1995 at Ono Sogo Legal Profession Corporation, practicing mass lender liability actions, loan recovery actions and complex real estate dispute resolution representing major Japanese banks and banks. trustees.

He then worked in various sectors of sustainable energy and joined the Japan Post Bank, a company owned by the conglomerate Japan Post Holdings, as founding GC in 2011, before assuming his immediate role at Japan Post, in 2019.

Nishimura & Asahi’s managing partner in Tokyo, Ryutaro Nakayama, said Isohata’s experience in retail banking and insurance would strengthen the professional scope of the firm’s practice.

“His experience with various law firms and corporations, especially as general counsel for large corporations, will contribute to Nishimura & Asahi’s ability to properly manage clients and give due consideration to clients’ perspectives,” said declared Nakayama.


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