Takayuki AKIBA

Marine Counsel

2000-Yoshida & Partners (Marine Counsel)
1999Nakamura & Associates (Marine Counsel)
1981-1999Shinwa Kaiun Kaisha Ltd. (Navigating Officer, Land Staff)

1997Obtained Japanese Master Mariner License
1985Obtained Japanese Engineer's License
1977-1981Kobe Merchant Marine College, Navigation Course,
Obtained Japanese Deck Officer's License

Birth Year: 1957 in Chiba

Takayuki has an extensive carrier at sea as navigating officer and at shore as a manager of maritime department. He is one of the youngest marine counsels in Japan who frequents at the Maritime Accident Inquiry Agency. His experience at sea gives him an advantage when investigating cases involving ships with state-of-the-art equipment and system.

So far, he has taken care of more than 100 collision cases. He also makes investigations on cargo defense, salvage, grounding, off spec bunker and other marine casualties. Many clients rely on his diligent and sincere attitude. His goal is to be like a seasoned ex-mariner lawyer in London.

Married with two kids. They are the source of his driving force.
Interests: Travel by railway, watching sport events, exercise in gym