Hiroki Watanabe

Hiroki Watanabe

Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)


Hiroki Watanabe is a counsel in the Firm’s Tokyo office. He focuses his practice on security law and corporate law. He is also co-author of Q&A: Legal and Tax Issues on Equity and Corporate Bond.

Practice Focus

Mr. Watanabe assists Japanese companies and foreign government organizations on funding transactions in Japan and overseas. He has experience advising companies in their listing on the Tokyo Financial Exchange and compliance matter for financial exchange company. Mr. Watanabe also advises on financial and security regulations and general corporate law.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisted a Japanese financial institution on its public offering.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tokyo Bar Association - Member


  • New York~United States (2014)
  • Japan (2007)


  • Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.) (2013)
  • The University of Tokyo (LL.M.) (2006)
  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B.) (2004)


  • English
  • Japanese

News, Events & Publications

Co-author, Q&A: Legal and Tax Issues on Equity and Corporate Bond, Shinnippon Hoki Publishing, February 2010