Email: bhrlawyers.japan@gmail.com

Address: C/O Research Center for Sustainable Peace (RCSP), the University of Tokyo

3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 153-8902, JAPAN

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Tel: (+81)-3-5465-8842

 NEWS 

This page describes the activities of the BHR Lawyers and its members

as well as BHR related news and events around Japan.

2018/11/19
BHR Lawyers was featured in Nikkei Newspaper

The activities of BHR Lawyers were presented by one of our steering committee officer, Attorney Makoto Saito, in the legal section of Nikkei Newspaper (Japanese).

2018/10/28
BHR Lawyers supported an seminar "BUILDING AN ACCESS TO JUSTICE NETWORK FOR BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN ASIA" 

The University of Tokyo and City University of Hong Kong jointly organized an international seminar "BUILDING AN ACCESS TO JUSTICE NETWORK FOR BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN ASIA" in Hong Kong as post-event of the Asia Probono Conference. BHR Lawyers supported this event and the members of BHR Lawyers served as speakers.

2018/09/05

Discussion on the IBA Practical Guide and on the introduction of HRDD into M&A transactions

The BHR Lawyers hosted a round table meeting with Ms. Rocío Paniagua (Senior Legal Manager, Legal Policy & Research Unit, IBA) and Mr.  Daniel D'Ambrosio (UK Solicitor, DLA Piper London Office) to discuss the IBA Practical Guide on BHR and the opportunities and challenges for conducting HRDD through M&A transactions.

2018/09/05

JFBA's BHR Seminar with the support of IBA

Japan Federation of Bar Associations hosted a seminar “Global trends of Business & Human Rights and the role of lawyers and in-house counsel in Japan” with the support of International Bar Association. The members of the BHR Lawyers also served as moderator and panelist of the event.

2018/06/15

Launch of the BHR Lawyers Network Japan

The BHR Lawyers Network Japan was established with the leadership of Japanese lawyers active in diverse areas ranging from business law practice to human rights advocacy.