Aoi Inoue is a partner and co-head of the international arbitration practice at Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune. He specialises in international arbitration and litigation. He represents clients in a wide range of business disputes, including joint venture, distributorship, licensing, franchising, construction projects, complex financial products, labour and employment, and product liability. He has acted as counsel in a number of international arbitrations, including under the ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, JCAA, VIAC and UNCITRAL rules. He is also active as arbitrator and has been appointed to the panel of arbitrators of the JCAA, KCAB International and Japan Sports Arbitration Agency. He has been recognised as a leading arbitration lawyer in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration, Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500: Asia Pacific, Best Lawyers and Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific.
He currently serves as a director of the Japan Association of Arbitrators and as an executive director of the Japan International Dispute Resolution Center.
Aoi Inoue received his LLB from the University of Tokyo and holds an LLM from Columbia Law School. He is admitted to the bar in Japan (since 2004) and in New York (since 2011).