Kusunoki & Iwasaki

Michiya Iwasaki
Holland Hills Mori Tower 11F
5-11-1, Toranomon, Minato-ku
Tokyo 1050001

Tel: +81 3 6402 4575
Fax: +81 3 6402 4570

Labour and Employment | Japan


• The University of Tokyo (B.A., 1994)
• Bar Admissions :
• Japan (Daini Tokyo Bar Association)


• Kusunoki & Iwasaki (Tokyo) (December 2012-current);
• Atsumi & Sakai (Tokyo) (November 2007-December 2012, January 2010-as Partner);
• Financial Services Agency of Japan (April 2005-October 2007);
• Kamo Law Office (Tokyo) (April 1999-February 2005)

Michiya Iwasaki’s practice is focused on employment and general corporate. Since admitted to the bar in 1999, he has been engaged in a lot of litigations including employment cases on behalf of a wide range of companies both domestic and foreign based and advised companies on issues related to employment including producing rules of employment, changing working conditions, restructuring with employee reduction etc.

Some of his previous legal experiences regarding employment are as follows:

• Representation in defending action claims for withdrawal of disadvantageous modification of work rules and collective agreements
• Representation in defending action claims for damages for death and injury during employment
• Representation in defending action claims for withdrawal of dismissals for poor performances and behavior issues.
• Representation in negotiating with labour unions in collective bargaining sessions
• Advices on the adjustment of the gap of working conditions and construction of new system, resulting from M&A
• Advices on the incentive package plans and dismissals for adjustment
• Advices on the mental health issues during employment

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