Yuko Watanabe

Yuko Watanabe

Professional Support Lawyer
Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)


Yuko Watanabe is a member of the Finance & Projects Group in the Firm's Tokyo office.

Practice Focus

Ms. Watanabe's practice focuses on the area of finance law including financial regulatory matters. She also focuses on general corporate law including international trade.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tokyo Bar Association - Member


  • New York~United States (2015)
  • Japan~Japan (2015)
  • Japan~Japan (2006)


  • New York University (LL.M.) (2004)
  • Kyoto University (B.A.) (2001)


  • English
  • Japanese


Co-author, "Case note on commencement of extinctive prescription regarding the right to demand restitution of payments in excess, when a basic contract regarding a continuous loan includes an agreement that payments made in excess of the finance charge limitation as prescribed in the Interest Rate Restriction Act shall be used to cover debt loans incurred afterwards," Minji Kensyu No. 632, Nihon Kajo Shuppan, December 2009