Naoyuki KENJO / 兼定 尚幸

Bar Admissions

  • Attorney-at-law


  • Tokyo Bar Association


  • Kyoto University (Faculty of Law)

Professional Experience

  • Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (2006-2011)
  • Matsuda & Partners (2011-present, Tokyo)

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Commercial law
  • M&A
  • Debt collection
  • Asset securitization
  • Labor law
  • Civil law
  • Family law
  • Criminal law

Notable Matters

- Labor dispute tribunal and litigation cases claiming unfair dismissal, non-payment of overtime work charges, sexual and power harassment, etc.
- Litigations related to securitization of assets and receivables
- Preliminary injunction case in M&A projects
- Civil and criminal litigations related to large scale fraud cases
- Preliminary injunction case against issuance of new shares
- Litigation case claiming infringement of shareholder's rights
- Bankruptcy related litigations exercising the right of avoidance
- Commercial litigations related to sale & purchase agreement, subcontract agreement, etc.)
- Preliminary injunction against building construction
- White collar crime cases concerning violation of Financial Instruments and Exchange Act
- Litigation cases claiming damages related to traffic accidents, defamation, fake lease transactions, etc.
- Family law related to divorce and inheritance
- Various criminal cases.


Mr. Kenjo vigorously engages in wide variety of dispute matters for companies and individuals. He also focuses on labor matters representing both employers and employees.

Before joining Matsuda & Partners, he was at one of the largest international law firms in Japan handling vast scope of legal matters from M&A and finance projects to corporate disputes, labor matters and cross-border family law matters. Building upon his experience from the previous law firm, he is now involved in matters related finance, corporate management disputes, M&A as well as complex litigations arising from company transactions. In addition, he actively engages in white collar crime cases defending both the accused and the victim.

Professional Affiliation

  • Member of Management Jurist Council (Keiei Housou Kaigi)




Asahi Seimei Otemachi Building 7F
6-1, Otemachi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-0004 Japan
TEL : +81-3-3272-0105 (English)
TEL : +81-3-3272-0101 (Japanese)
FAX : +81-3-3272-0102

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