By ATOM Legal Professional Corporation English speaking lawyers in Japan

English Lawyer Services for Foreign Residents in Japan

We provide English language legal advice and representation for non-Japanese facing legal issues in Japan

About Us

English Lawyers Japan is a legal resource website by lawyers for foreign residents in Japan facing legal issues and requiring legal advice on matters of divorce, traffic accidents, inheritance, wills, criminal defense, immigration, starting a company in Japan, employment law, and corporate law.

Currently, our lawyers are only taking traffic (car accident) and criminal defense cases.

Our lawyers strive to offer services in English and support our clients through the stresses and strains of navigating the Japanese legal system.

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How do I choose a lawyer in Japan?

All you need to know about the best English-speaking lawyers in Japan

Types of visas for foreigners in Japan

When hiring foreign employees in Japan, it is crucial that they have, or are issued, a proper status of residence (visa) to live and work in Japan. If you are lucky, your employee will already be living in Japan and either be on the working visa you need, or on a specified visa (Long-Term Resident, […]

Contracts and benefits for employees in Japan

Drafting a contract of employment that is fully compliant with all of the Japanese labor laws is vital to successfully setting up your company in Japan. This article will go over the employment conditions that are required to be stated in your company’s contract of employment, as well as the key points to consider when […]


ATOM Legal now offering its services to all non-Japanese in Japan

September 9, 2019
With the launch of the new website comes the full roll-out of services by ATOM Legal Group in assisting any and all foreign residents in Japan who find themselves in need of legal advice or representation. With branches throughout Tokyo and Japan, ATOM is in a unique position to assist in the legal representation of […]

New site launch!

September 9, 2019
We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new information portal site for non-Japanese looking for legal advice and services in Japan. With the launch of this site, users will be able to gain insight into almost every aspect of the Japanese legal system for both individuals and businesses, with contact with a professional, English-speaking […]

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