Jumpei Osada is a head partner of the shipping team at TMI Associates.

He advises on all aspects of maritime-related matters, whether contentious or non-contentious, including charter parties, bills of lading, insurance (both hull and P&I), shipbuilding contracts, ship sale and purchase, ship arrest and shipping finance. He graduated from Waseda University (Japan) with a postgraduate MA in law (shipping law) and from the University of Southampton (England) with an LLM maritime law. He also trained in several English shipping law firms. He is now a visiting researcher for the Institute of Maritime Law of Waseda University. He has also written a number of articles and books, including co-authoring The Law of Marine Collision.

His team has been listed as a recommended law firm in The Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, and was awarded Shipping Law Firm of the Year at the ALB Japan Law Awards 2016. He was also named a Rising Star lawyer for corporate and banking law in IFLR1000 (2017 and 2018 editions).