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We sincerely appreciate your interest in HT Partnership, Japanese law firm established 2009 in Osaka, Japan. HT Partnership was founded under a philosophy of being an legal infrastructure for Japanese internationalization with providing Japanese legal services for foreigners and international legal services for Japanese by removing any communication gap in legal advices. In accordance with this philosophy, all legal services are provided for companies and individuals both in Japanese and English, whichever is convenient for the clients. Whenever you need any legal services with regard to Japanese legal matters, please feel free to contact with us on +81-6-6362-1271 or using our contact form.

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Takuhiro HOMMA, Founder of HT Partnership

 Attorney Profiles

Takuhiro HOMMA


New York, January 2007
Singapore (Foreign attorney), August 2006-August 2007
Japan, October 2001


Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
LL.M, in International business concentration, May 2006

The Supreme Court of Japan Legal Training and Research Institute, Saitama, Japan
Diploma to practice as an attorney at law in Japan, October 2001

Seikei University, Faculty of Law, Tokyo, Japan
B.A. in Law, March 1998


  • HT Partnership, Osaka, Japan

November 2009 - Present

  • Osaka University School of Law, Osaka, Japan

October 2008 - March 2011

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo, Japan
    Deputy Director of Economic Treaties Division, International Legal Affairs Bureau
    September 2007 - August 2008
  • Kelvin Chia Partnership, Singapore / HCMC, Vietnam
    Foreign Attorney,

July 2006 - August 2007

  • Aska Law Offices, Osaka, Japan
    Associate Attorney,

October 2001 - June 2005

  • Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan
    Part-time Lecturer,

October 1999 - April 2000


  • The overview of investment laws in Vietnam: Stage 1- Investment Certificate
    Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law
    Vol.35 No.9 September 2007
  • The overview of investment laws in Vietnam: Stage 2- Implementation
    Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law
    Vol.35 No.10 October 2007
  • Outline of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002
    Syojihomu, (Joint Authorship)

Practice Area

International Practices

  • Regular legal advisor for German, US, Indian, Taiwanese, Singapore, Vietnamese companies, and Russian law firm;
  • Supporting Litigation and Arbitration in foreign country for Japanese company with local legal advisors, in Singapore, Vietnam, US, Russia, Brasil, and South Korea;
  • Representing Litigation in Japan for foreign companies, and individuals;
  • Handling and consulting cross border M&A cases involving US, Singapore, Germany, Vietnam, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Taiwan;
  • Consulting cross border investment matters,
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating the cross border agreement, including distributorship agreement, joint venture Agreement, share pledge Agreement, licensing agreement, leasing agreement, loan agreement between Japanese companies and foreign companies,
  • Advising for the IP related infringing claim,
  • Representing foreigners in Japan for Japanese legal issues, and
    Representing Japanese for foreign-related legal matters.

Domestic Practices

  • Regular legal advisor for manufacturing company, medical manufacturing company, software development company, IT system company, advertising company, constructing company, human resources company, consulting company, retail company, agricultural company and etc.;
  • Handling the corporate re-organization procedures;
  • Conducting legal due diligence for M&A caces;
  • Consulting and representing IP related matters, including patent, trademark, design, copyright, trade secret;
  • Consulting and representing labor and employment matters;
  • Representing the client for civil litigations and arbitrations;
  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating the agreements;
  • Handling real property matters, including real property transactions, management, and dispute resolutions;
  • Handling debt collection, and etc.


Address: Osaka JA Building 12th Floor,1-2-5,Nishi-tenma,Kita-ku,Osaka-shi,
Osaka, 530-0047, Japan
Phone: 06-6362-1271
Fax: 06-6362-1272
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


  • "Kitahama Station” of Sakaisuji subway line and Keihan Line: 3 minutes by foot from Exit No. 26.
  • "Naniwabashi Station” of Keihan Nakanoshima line: 3 minutes by foot from Exit No. 3
  • "Minamimorimachi Station” of Tanimachi subway line: 10 minutes by foot from Exit No.2 or 4B
  • "Osaka Tenman-gu Station” of JR Tozai line: 10 minutes by food from Exit No. 2 or 4B
  • “Osaka Station” of JR line, or “Umeda Station of subway lines, around 5 minutes by taxi, you may ask “Nishi-tenma, ni-a-ru, Osaka JA Builiding ni, itte, ku-da-sa-i (meaning, “Can you take me to Osaka JA building at Nishitenma, please?”).
  • Osaka JA building has toll parking in the basement floor