Skip to Main Content
Kyosuke Momoi

Kyosuke Momoi is an associate in the firm’s Tokyo office and a member of the corporate/M&A practice group with a focus on corporate and commercial transactions and Japan regulatory issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Kyosuke worked for over 10 years as both a private practitioner and in-house lawyer in Tokyo with several international companies and the Tokyo office of a leading U.S. based international law firm.

During this time, he handled a wide variety of corporate, commercial, real estate, and regulatory matters. While in private practice he was seconded for half a year to one of the largest law firms in Singapore, where he assisted with M&A and joint venture projects, as well as complex commercial litigation involving Japanese and Southeast Asian parties, giving him substantial insight into various regional markets and legal systems. Additionally, his in-house experience included several years in the legal department of one of Japan’s leading pharmaceutical companies, working on a variety of international transactions. He also led a team in a section of the legal department of a major Japanese e-commerce company, advising executive management on strategic investment and new business development projects -- all of which have given him substantial insight into the inner-workings of large Japanese companies with regional and international operations.

He received a Bachelor of Law and JD from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law and School of Law and a Masters in Law with a Business Law Certificate from UC Berkley School of Law. He is qualified in Japan as a bengoshi lawyer.

  • Member of Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
  • Associate Member of Japanese In-House Lawyers Association
  • The Practice of Pharmaceutical Licensing Agreements and their Due Diligence, Lecture, Seminar by R&D Support Center Co., Ltd., May 29, 2019
  • Merger, Acquisition and Strategic Alliance in Life Science and its surrounding Industries, Lecture, Sidley Austin Nishikawa Seminar, March 12, 2018
  • The Issues and Legal Analysis of Curation Business and Its Relevant Business; The Problems on the Circulation of the Information in the Internet, Lecture, Japan In-House Lawyers Association Seminar, February 15, 2018; Intellectual Property Lawyers Network Meeting, April 23, 2018

  • Merger, Acquisition and Strategic Alliance in Life Science Industries, Japan In-house Lawyers Association Magazine (JILA), No. 4 (2017)
  • Getting The Deal Through: Rail Transport 2019 (Law Business Research Ltd. 2018) (Co-authored. He wrote the chapter on the regulations on rail transport in Japan)
Return to top of page

Email Disclaimer

We welcome your email, but please understand that if you are not already a client of K&L Gates LLP, we cannot represent you until we confirm that doing so would not create a conflict of interest and is otherwise consistent with the policies of our firm. Accordingly, please do not include any confidential information until we verify that the firm is in a position to represent you and our engagement is confirmed in a letter. Prior to that time, there is no assurance that information you send us will be maintained as confidential. Thank you for your consideration.

Accept Cancel