About Us

The Kanayama Law Office is located in Chuo-ku, Kobe. We are primarily involved in overseas transactions, trade related work, the establishment of Japanese subsidiaries by overseas companies, civil cases, domestic affairs (i.e. divorce or inheritance), immigration cases, labour cases, and criminal cases.


Our Policy

We aim to be an approachable and dependable law firm for both individuals and companies.
We consider it important not only to provide the best possible solutions based on our expertise to our clients and consultees, but also a sense of security and trust.

For our clients and consultees, it is our policy to:
(i) understand their situation as carefully as possible,
(ii) explain legal opinions and solutions in detail,
(iii) promptly and carefully handle their case,
(iv) and never fail to report on the progress of the case.

In order to provide the best possible legal services, we are committed to updating our ever-growing legal knowledge.

About the Lawyer

Kohei Kanayama

1999Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
1999Worked for an insurance company
2007Entered Kobe University Law School
2009Passed the Japanese Bar Examination
2010Registered as a lawyer
2011Joined the Tottori Aozora Law Office
2016Established the Kanayama Law Office
Kohei Kanayama, attorney-at-law

Practice Area

For Individual Clients

Civil cases, labour cases, divorce, inheritance, traffic accidents, criminal cases, immigration cases, and others

For Corporate Clients

Foreign trade related, incorporation of Japanese subsidiary, labour cases, debt collection, contract checking, and others


Consultation Fee30 mins JPY 5,500
Retainer FeeNegotiation : From JPY 110,000 depending on the case
Trial: From JPY 220,000 depending on the case
Success Fee:16% of the economic gain

Contact Us

Please contact us first using the contact form below. Note that consultations are generally conducted in person. Note that we do not offer legal advice by e-mail.

Chloe Building #501, 1-1-16, Aioi-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo, 650-0025
Kanayama Law Office
Phone: 078-381-9350 / FAX: 078-381-9450
Kohei Kanayama, attorney-at-law

*We are open on weekdays from 9am to 7pm Japan time.