In the summer of 2021, Araki International was established in Tokyo to support Japanese and overseas clients entering the global market. Founder, Akiko Araki, an attorney-at-law admitted in California and Japan, said, “Araki International is excited to announce its new venture and I am convinced that the firm can provide an accessible platform to help all its clients in an effective, efficient, and flexible manner. With its culture of promoting collaborations, Araki International and I welcome various opportunities to work with clients and colleagues in a professional and friendly way.”


Araki International’s mission is to support international clients in pursuing their business goal in Japanese market. It is not so easy to conduct business in Japan, due to the language issue and unique culture of the country. We help our clients’ business here in Japan based on the knowledge and experience in various areas and understanding the gaps between Japanese and oversea.

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    Araki international values communication with our clients to understand their business goal in Japanese market. Sometimes they cannot understand their counterparts or business partners in Japan, due to the difference of communication style. Our team is composed of the Japanese and non-Japanese members, and has experience work with international clients. Utilizing such features, we will support effective communication in Japanese market.

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    Pursue Business Goal in Japan

    Based on deep understanding of our clients’ business goals in Japan, we proactively work together with them to pursue their business goal as “one team”. Even in case our clients cannot fully understand what are the relevant legal issues in Japanese market, we work closely with them in a proactive manner to spot their issues and propose what are the solutions for them.

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    Global Experience

    Our firm works together with clients and counterparts in various countries including the United States, Europe, Japan, China and other Asian countries. We understand the difference in culture, language, and communication styles in working together with people and companies from various countries.


  • 254, Shin-Tokyo Building, 3-3-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
  • Phone:+81.3.6810.2102
  • Managing Partner:Akiko Araki
  • akiko.araki@arakiplaw.com

254, Shin-Tokyo Building, 3-3-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan