Lars is a partner in Nishimura & Asahi’s international dispute resolution department in Tokyo, Japan. He represents clients in international contentious proceedings involving post-M&A, commercial, manufacturing, construction and distribution matters, in areas such as life sciences, automotive and energy. Lars also acts as arbitrator.
He has particular experience with cases involving governments, and has advised foreign investors and states on issues of foreign direct investment and public international law, including related negotiations and investor-state disputes.
Lars is regularly recommended in legal directories for his expertise in international arbitration, and frequently writes, speaks and lectures on the subject.