Takashi Osawa

Takashi Osawa

Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)


Takashi Osawa is a member of the Corporate M&A Practice Group at Baker McKenzie's Tokyo office and was seconded to the legal department of a major Japanese chemical manufacturer from 2020 to 2021.

Practice Focus

Takashi advises domestic and foreign clients on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, competition law, corporate law, securities law and labor law.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tokyo Bar Association - Member
  • New York State Bar Association - Member


  • New York~United States (2021)
  • Japan (2014)


  • University of Virginia School of Law (LL.M.) (2020)
  • Waseda Law School (J.D.) (2013)
  • Hitotsubashi University (LL.B.) (2010)


  • English
  • Japanese

Co-author, "Introduction of a New and Improved Fund Vehicle in the UK: Private Fund Limited Partnerships," Keiri-Joho, Chuo-Keizai, October 20, 2017

Co-author, "Expansion of Solar Power Facilities Through Practical Use of the Act on the Promotion of Renewable Energy Electric Power Generation Harmonized with Sound Development of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries," Energy Devices, Technical Information Institute, June 2015