Tokyo Bar Association


Tokyo Bar Association has executed friendship agreements with Chicago Bar Association, Paris Bar Association, Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Bar Association, Barcelona Bar Association, Rome Bar Association and Vietnam Bar Federation. We are one of founders of World City Bar Leaders (WCBL), where city bar leaders around the world annually get together for closely discussing wide-range of mutually interested topics.
We hosted two WCBL conferences in Tokyo, as below:

Conference of World City Bar Leaders 2017 Tokyo (PDF)

Conference of World City Bar Leaders 2010 Tokyo (PDF)

Major Activities of the Tokyo Bar Association

  • Committee Activities
  • Support for Public Law Offices
  • Activities to Deal with Criminal Cases and Juvenile Cases
  • Legal Education
  • Nurturing the Legal Profession and Training Attorneys
  • Tokyo Bar Association Human Rights Award
  • International Activities
  • Public Relations

Legal Counseling for Foreigners

Legal Counseling is given-BY APPOINTMENT IN ADVANCE-

Monday through Friday from 1pm to 4pm.(closed on national holidays and New Years holidays)

Counseling available on Visa Status, nationality, international marriage and divorce.
Other general matters(such as civil, labor and criminal cases about Japanese law)involving foreigners.

* Japanese citizens are also accepted for Counseling.