Sometimes supporting our clients’ growth from behind-the-scenes, sometimes partnering with them to weather the storm.

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Munakata International Law Office (“MILaw”) is a law firm located in Tenjin district of Fukuoka city, which is the heart of the business activities in Kyushu, Japan.MILaw provides comprehensive legal advice to international businesses carrying out business in Japan. We aim to support our client’s growth behind-the-scenes through our legal counsel as well as defending our clients in a difficult situation, as a most trusted legal advisor of our clients.



Takasumi Munakata, Chairman and attorney-at-law

Takasumi Munakata, our chairman, has 14 years of professional experience as a Japanese lawyer in Tokyo before founding Munakata International Law Office in Fukuoka city in March 2024. He has worked for a leading Japanese business law firm and several business enterprises, including a financial institution, a Japanese startup, and a major IT firm, as an in-house legal counsel.

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  • Establishment of a Japanese Subsidiary and Legal Issues which the Subsidiary Faces

    We assist international companies in establishing Japan...
  • M&A and Joint Ventures

    We have experience handling various types of M&A tr...
  • Finance

    We are experienced in various finance transactions, inc...
  • IT Matters

    We handle various IT law matters, including IT system d...
  • Taxation

    We provide advice on Japanese tax law issues that busin...



15th floor, Fukuoka Tenjin Fukoku Seimei Building, 1-9-17, Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-city, Fukuoka-prefecture, 810-0001, Japan
TEL: +81-92-717-3823

Fukuoka Tenjin Fukoku Seimei Building is a red, 15-story building. Please take the elevator to the 15th floor, and inform to the staffs in the 15th floor reception in front of you that you are visiting to Munakata International Law Office.


How to get to Fukuoka Tenjin Fukoku Seimei Building:


Tenjin Station (Subway Kuko Line): Direct connection from Exit 14
Tenjin-Minami Station: (Subway Nanakuma Line): 6 min walk from Exit 5
Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station (Nishitetsu Tenjin Omuta Line): 8 min walk from North 1 Exit
Hakata Station (JR Line): 6 minutes to Tenjin Station by Subway Kuko Line.
Fukuoka Airport: 11 minutes to Tenjin Station by Subway Kuko Line.


Please park in a parking space at Fukuoka Tenjin Fukoku Seimei Building, and if it is full, please use a nearby parking space. For example, Across Fukuoka, an adjacent building, has parking spaces