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A&A aims at revolutionising the approach to legal services in a way that simplifies the most complicated processes of setting up as well as the day to day working of a business for our clients.

We recognise that language is one of the simplest yet foremost barriers to overcome for any Company or individual who is trying to find their bearings in a new territory.

To put to ease our international clientele, our legal teams now include language and business experts from different regions to eliminate the scope of errors.

Mr. Abhipray Basu

Mr. Abhipray Basu is the Head of Indo-Japan Practice.

Mr. Basu has been working with Japanese companies since 2007. He has been facilitating Greenfield and Brownfield Japanese investment in India. Over the years, he has developed strong strategic and operational expertise in various industries.

He has vast experience of over 10 years in factory setup, operations and management in various states in India along with the operational expertise to help Japanese companies conduct business in India. His responsibility would be to expand existing Japan businesses in India and to bring in more Japanese investment in India.

Having lived in Japan for several years and subsequently only working for Japanese companies, Mr. Basu is fluent in Japanese and is well versed with the work culture of Japan.

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Wakana Hosono

Director, Business Development and Client Services (Japan)

Ms. Hosono is a Director of our Japan Desk and specializes in Business Development and Client Service for Japanese companies.

She has international experiences in in the legal and accounting fields. In the past, after completing an internship program in a US law firm as an undergraduate she has worked for law offices in Tokyo, and subsequently in Thailand she was a legal officer in a private company and a tax consultant in a major auditing company.

Since Ms. Hosono has joined our firm in 2018, she has been providing professional services to Japanese clients primarily for legal and tax issues such as opening new operation in India, developing existing transaction with Indian business, building relationships with local companies, and complying with tax/audit/legal/accounting obligations as well as preparing Japanese publications and seminars.

As her English skills are proficient enough for cross boarder cases (TOEIC 930/990, studied abroad in America), international cases will are also covered.

She looks forward to providing various practice assistance to the Japan-India businesses.



Please feel free to contact us at japandesk@ahlawatassociates.in

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Japanese Magazine

With the assistance of our Japanese Associates, A&A is reaching out to the Japanese community based in India and simplify their lives by providing them with legal advice to make them aware of their rights and lead a comfortable life in India. We have tied up with Chalo Magazine which is India’s First Free Japanese Information Monthly Magazine which has hundreds of subscribers all over India. We address the queries written in by Chalo subscribers and address their needs by providing practical legal advice. These queries are related to compliances, regulatory issues, civil disputes and much more.