Kakuji Mitani is a partner of Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba. Mr Mitani’s main area of practice comprises general corporate law matters, including compliance and white-collar crime. He has broad experience in antitrust and competition law. Mr Mitani has represented numerous companies and individuals investigated or accused by the US Department of Justice and other competition authorities in a wide range of international cartel cases. He regularly advises clients on multi-jurisdictional leniency applications. Mr Mitani’s extensive antitrust and competition law experience includes representing and defending clients in investigations before the Japan Fair Trade Commission and providing advice on preventive and compliance measures. His expertise includes the field of marketing and advertising compliance. Mr Mitani also handles complex commercial litigation and international arbitration cases. Mr Mitani received his LLB from The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law in 2000 and was admitted to the Japanese Bar in 2002. He obtained his LLM from Columbia Law School in 2007 and was admitted to the New York Bar in 2008.