|2007-||Yoshida & Partners (Partner)|
|2005||Practical training in China|
|2004||Practical training in UK|
|1999-2007||Yoshida & Partners (Associate)|
|1989||Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting (Researcher)
|1988-1991||Waseda University Postgraduate School of Law (Major in Maritime Law, LL.M.)|
|Waseda 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.