Yoshiaki Muto

Yoshiaki Muto has more than 25 years of experience in handling international dispute and corporate transaction matters. He is currently the Dispute Resolution Group Head of Baker McKenzie's Tokyo office and also appointed as the Asia Pacific Regional Chair and the Global Steering Committee Member of Baker McKenzie's Dispute Resolution Group. Yoshiaki has been recommended as a dispute resolution practitioner in Japan by PLC Which Lawyer and Global Counsel 3000, and has been recognized as a leading individual in the dispute resolution field by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Asia.

In brief The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the world, bringing elevated level of instability to businesses across various industries. Such uncertainties have triggered the growth of different types of disputes, and have greatly influenced the way we solve these. In Asia Pacific, we have already witnessed changes in the judicial systems to adapt to the new “norm.” While the circumstances present many challenges, there are also considerable opportunities for those who…