Shigehisa Okamoto

DT Legal Japan, Attorney-at-law

Shigehisa Okamoto

Shin-Tokyo Building

3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku



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Shigehisa Okamoto has broad experience providing advice on corporate legal issues, especially on regulatory matters including compliance with the Insurance Business Act and the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, and various types of contracts. He has also been involved in M&A, corporate restructuring, PMI, and handling of harassment and whistle-blowing cases. Shige has rich experience of in-house counsel as both a senior manager of legal department and a legal specialist, which has allowed him to excel in providing legal services which fulfill the needs of clients.

Professional Experience
2002-2004 UBS AG, Tokyo Branch
2009-2011 Legal Plus LPC
2011-2014 The Fuji Fire and Marine Insurance Co, Ltd. (currently known as AIG General Insurance Company, Ltd.)
2014-2020 Nippon Wealth Life Insurance Company Limited
2020-Present DT Legal Japan

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association (registered as an attorney in 2008)
CFA® charterholder
Certified Member Analyst of the Securities Analysis Association of Japan
1st grade Certified Skilled Worker of Financial Planning

University of Tokyo (B.A., 2002)
Tohoku University Law School (J.D., 2007)

Japanese and English

- Learning the Essence of Contract from General Provisions (Vol.5) - Cancellation of Contract (2): Effects of Cancellation (Business-Houmu, No2., 2016)
- Translation of “Mary C. Daly, The Cultural, Ethical and Legal Challenges in Lawyering for a Global Organization: The Role of the General Counsel” (Joint translator, Kobe annals of laws and politics, No.32., 2018)
- Just Remember This! Guidebook to Space Business by Lawyers (Co-author, Dobunkan., 2018)

Shigehisa Okamoto