Hiroki Kodate is a partner at Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune and is principally involved in the fields of corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on M&A and corporate governance. In addition to his experience at Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune, he has served as an attorney at the Civil Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Justice of Japan (2002 to 2005), where he was engaged in the modernisation of Japanese corporate law. He also worked at Slaughter and May in London from 2000 to 2001.

Mr Kodate received his LLM from Harvard Law School (2000) and his LLB from the University of Tokyo (1994).

Mr Kodate is a member of both the Daini Tokyo Bar Association in Japan (since 1996) and the New York Bar (since 2001). He speaks Japanese and English.