Mr. Hoshino is a partner in the Tokyo office who focuses on domestic and international corporate law. He advises clients on a variety of legal matters in relation to corporate transactions, including strategic restructures, joint ventures, M&A, leasing, financing and other financial transactions.
Mr. Hoshino also advises on disputes including domestic and international labor law, litigation and judgments. Drawing on his experiences as judge, he is frequently involved in lawsuit cases. In addition, he assists clients with strategic legal matters including corporate restructuring and complaints handling.
Mr. Hoshino has represented clients in a range of industries including the information technology, health, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, real estate, sports and health food sectors.
Mr. Hoshino joined the firm in 2014. Prior to K&L Gates, he was a judge at Tokyo District Court and Utsunomiya District Court and, more recently, managed his own practice in Tokyo.