ShujiYamaguchi
Lawyer
Shuji Yamaguchi is an experienced lawyer and arbitrator. He is an expert of Commercial Code and Transport and Maritime Law. His practice area covers Shipping, Insurance, International Trade and Aviation, etc.

Shuji Yamaguchi was qualified in Japan in 1982. He is an arbitrator of Tokyo Maritime Arbitration Commission and Japan Commercial Arbitration Association. He was a member of counsellors for Ministry of Justice to amend Commercial Code (Transport and Maritime Law).  He acted as the chair of Maritime Committee of Inter-Pacific Bar Association. He handles many varieties of maritime, insurance, aviation, international trade, ship building cases including bill of lading, charterparty, sea waybill, airway bill cases. He acted as a director and auditor of listed companies. He has deep knowledge and experiences of the cases related to company law, competition law, insolvency law as well.
He is a co-author of “International Cargo Insurance” (Informa), “Maritime Law Handbook” (Kluwer), “Getting the Deal Through Shipping in 35 jurisdictions”, “Judgment Commentary of Civil Code Vol.1 General Rules” (Seirin Shoin), “Yoken Jijitsu Taikei Maritime Law” (Daiichi Hoki), “New International Jurisdiction Law from practical points of view” (Shoji Homu), “Rotterdam Rules in Asia Pacific Region” (Shoji Homu), “Handbook for International Multi-Modal Transport” (JIFFA), “The Carriage of Dangerous Goods”(Seizando) and “Handbook for International Multi-Modal Transport”(JIFFA). His paper “The Special Provisions of Conflict of Laws in Arbitration Law” is introduced in “Japanese Year Book of Private International Law No.20”.
Mr. Yamaguchi is a member of Maritime Law Association, International Private Law Association, Aviation Law Association and General Average Adjusters Association.
He acts as one of the most experienced arbitrators of Tokyo Maritime Arbitration Commission, Japan Commercial Arbitration Association and ad hoc arbitrations.
He is introduced in “Who’s Who Legal-Shipping” and recognised as one of top layer maritime lawyers  by “Legal 500 Asia Pacific” which states “SHUJI YAMAGUCHI” lead the practice which has in depth industry knowledge combined with extensive global experience and an international network of correspondent firm, with a notable emphasis on the Pacific and Indian Ocean Regions.”
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CONTACT
Tel:  +81-3-3555-7931

E-mail address:  s-yamaguchi@olo.gr.jp

Nationality:  Japanese

Country of Residence:   Japan

Language(s):   Japanese and English
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • CHARTERPARTIES
  • CARGO LOSS & DAMAGE
  • MARINE INSURANCE
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    2004 to present, Arbitrator in Tokyo Maritime Arbitration Commission

    2013 to present, Arbitrator of Japan Commercial Arbitration Association

    Counsellor for Ministry of Justice (Transport & Maritime Law)
    ADMISSIONS
  • OTHER
  • EDUCATION
    LLB, Kyoto University
    DIRECTORY LISTINGS
    2019, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

    2019. Who’s Who Legal: Japan