Firm Overview

The State Guest House,Akasaka Palace,Tokyo

Firm Name Tokyo Heritage Law Firm
office 6 F Miya Bldg. 4-3-4 Kojimachi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, Japan
TEL:81-3-3237-8080 (9:30-12:00 13:00-17:30 Mon.-Fri.)
Established December 7 , 2020
Representative Tomoko Nakada
Introduction of the Representative

Tomoko Nakada, attorney-at-law, licensed in Japan and New York, focuses her practice on international estate planning and estate settlement.

Ms. Nakada has been chosen as an International Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) since 2015, an honor bestowed only on very few prominent attorneys, and is a member of its International Estate Planning Committee. Ms. Nakada has been selected as Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law (TIAETL) since 2017 as well.

Ms. Nakada regularly lectures before groups of attorneys in the United States on US-Japanese inheritance law or tax matters in English and before bank wealth management departments in Japan. 

Ms. Nakada has co-authored a well-received domestic book titled “INTERNATIONAL ESTATE PLANNING AND ESTATE SETTLEMENT” and is well-known nationally as an expert in this area. She has authored articles on Japanese inheritance tax and Japan estate planning in English.

Ms. Nakada graduated with an LL.M. degree from the New York University School of Law in 2002, prior to working as a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School.

Ms. Nakada began her legal career in Japan in 1997 as a Tokyo District Court judge, a member of the three judge panel, a special honor for a junior lawyer.