2002-Yoshida & Partners (Partner)
2000-2001Practical training in UK and USA
1995-2001Yoshida & Partners (Associate)
1990-1993Ota City Office, Tokyo

1993-1995Legal Research & Training Institute
1992Passed the Japanese Bar
1982-1986Keio University (LL.B.)

Birth: Nagano

Norio, since joined this firm, has dealt with all aspect of maritime law including charter party, ship finance, ship sale, ship building, collision, salvage, cargo recovery or defense, marine insurance, personal injury, ship arrest, bankruptcy and marine pollution. These days, he has been much involved in charter party and ship sale, and is an arbitrator of the Japan Shipping Exchange. He values a trustful relationship with clients.

While in Nagano, he was an artistic gymnast. His favorite food is octopus. He enjoys playing golf and go game.