Masahiro AMEMIYA


2007-Yoshida & Partners (Partner)
2005Practical training in China
2004 Practical training in UK
1999-2007Yoshida & Partners (Associate)
1989Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting (Researcher)

1988-1991Waseda University Postgraduate School of Law (Major in Maritime Law, LL.M.)
1982-1986Waseda University School of Law (Major in Commercial Law, LL.B.)

After Masahiro studied shipping law at Waseda University Postgraduate School of Law, he worked at Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting as a researcher, accumulating experiences in overseas transportation and offshore works.

While working for Yoshida & Partners, he was seconded to such maritime law firms as Hill Taylor Dickinson, Thomas Cooper and P& I Club in UK and Wang Jing & Co. in China in 2004-2005. His practice area covers both contentious and non-contentious shipping matters. He specializes in cargo defense, collision and charter party disputes. His expertise extends to marine insurance, shipbuilding and bankruptcy of marine-related companies.

Presently, he is a Visiting Professor of Law at Waseda University, after serving as Lecturer of Postgraduate School of Law. He is also a Visiting Professor of Law at Dalian Maritime University.

He likes sailing and holds a small boat license. His boat is Cybelle 325 which is a comfortable and speedy yacht.