ABOUT US

ABOUT US

OKABE & YAMAGUCHI is Japan’s leading firm in the field of maritime law and related international legal affairs. Our extensive “wet” and “dry” shipping law experience and expertise are complemented by a full range of legal services in related sectors. Serving clients in Japan and around the world, OKABE & YAMAGUCHI is a comprehensive legal affairs solution for clients in the marine and transportation industries, supporting every need from aviation and insurance law to corporate and banking legal matters.

Listed in the Who’s Who Legal and recognized as a top-tier firm in marine law by the Legal 500, OKABE & YAMAGUCHI was founded in 1987. From handling routine legal matters to traveling across the globe to handle with high-profile incidents, the firm has built its reputation on superior response, insightful research and analysis, and a practical problem-solving approach. Drawing upon a wide range of skills and experience including in-house maritime accident research and investigation led by a former master mariner, OKABE & YAMAGUCHI is trusted by the marine, shipping and insurance industries as a single source provider of superior legal value.