Masayo Takazawa


+81 50 1749 6655

Masayo Takazawa is a Counsel of Kimura Takushima & Yamaguchi. She provides advice on cross-border transactions, general corporate matters, as well as labor and employment cases.

Before joining the firm in 2017, she practiced as a lawyer at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, one of the leading law firms in Japan. She also was in-house counsel at SoftBank Corp., a major mobile telephone company.

Noteworthy Projects/Experience:

Cross-border Commercial Transactions, General Corporate Matters:

  • Advised a foreign company on the restructuring of its organization

  • Prepared sales agreements, franchise agreements, business alliance agreements, license agreements, agency agreements, service agreements, and other various contracts between foreign and Japanese companies

  • Advised on general corporate matters for a broad range of companies including telecommunication companies, internet providers, trading companies, software development/distributing companies, and manufacturing companies


  • Japanese

  • English


  • Legal Training and Research Institutes of Japan – 2003

  • University of Washington School of Law, LL.M - 2010

Bar Admission:

  • Japan