Mitsuhiro Harada has been a partner in the M&A/corporate group at Nishimura & Asahi since 2010 and was previously seconded to the US international law firm, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, in New York for one year. Mr Harada has represented both Japanese and non-Japanese buyers or sellers in numerous cross-border commercial transactions in various industries, including stock and asset acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments and strategic alliances. Mr Harada also has been involved in acquisitions and joint ventures in and outside Japan, especially in the Southeast Asian countries.

Mr Harada graduated from the University of Tokyo (LLB) in 1999 and gained his LLM from New York University School of Law in 2006. He was admitted to the Japanese Bar in 2000 and the New York Bar in 2007.