Attorney Michael A. Mueller
is registered in Tokyo as a Foreign Lawyer ("Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi") and a member of the Tokyo Bar Association (Toben). He is also registered in Germany at the Berlin District Court and a member of the Berlin Bar Association.

Languages
German, Japanese and English.

Memberships

  • Tokyo Bar Association
  • Tokyo Bar Association's International Committee
  • Berlin Bar Association
  • Alliance of German Business Lawyers in Asia (ADWA)
  • Cross Border Business Lawyer (CBBL) - Partner Japan
  • WIRAS Verbund International
  • German-Japanese Lawyers Association (DJJV)
  • Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA)
  • The German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • German Chamber of Commerce in Japan (GCCIJ)
  • The German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW)
  • Austrian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ABC)
  • Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Japan (SCCIJ)
  • Certified Expert Switzerland Global Enterprise





Attorney Izumi Kurita
is a Japanese attorney at law admitted in Japan. During her study at Waseda University she took part in a one year student exchange program at Free University of Berlin. After graduating from Law School of Osaka City University she began her legal carrer as an associate attorney at a Japanese law firm in Osaka. Before joining our law firm she worked as a legal expert at the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

Languages
Japanese, German and English.

Memberships

  • Tokyo Bar Association
  • German-Japanese Lawyers Association (DJJV)





Attorney Junko Yamanaka, LL.M. (LMU Munich), LL.M. (HU Berlin)
is a Japanese attorney at law admitted to the bar in Japan. After studying at Waseda University in Tokyo, she graduated from Law School at The University of Tokyo. In December 2011 she was appointed as a japanese public prosecutor and worked until March 2018 in the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Tokyo, Osaka and Naha as well as in the Ministry of Justice (Criminal Affairs Bureau). During her term of office as a public prosecutor she was sent to Germany for a training program for civil servants organized by the National Personnel Authority of Japan where she graduated in master’s degree programs at Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and Humboldt University of Berlin.

Languages
Japanese, German and English.

Memberships

  • Tokyo Bar Association
  • Criminal Law Society of Japan
  • German-Japanese Lawyers Association (DJJV)