Shibuya Law Office of Chad Griffith
Legal and Financial Advice Focusing On Japan
Chad Griffith is a U.S. lawyer licensed to practice in California, Arizona and Hawaii and a solicitor admitted to the highest courts of England & Wales.Â Chad hasÂ a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, an LL.M. degree from Temple University Japan in Transnational Law, and a Masters of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University.Â Chad has also completed a Chinese Law study programÂ at the Peoples (Renmin) University in Beijing.Â
Chad is aÂ Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), through the CAIA Association (www.CIAI.org), Licensed International Financial Analyst (LIFA) through theÂ International Research Organization (www.the-ira.org) andÂ a licensed FinancialÂ Risk Manager (FRM) through the Global Association of Risk Professionals, (www.garp.com).Â The CAIA,Â LIFA and FRM credentials require both relevant work experience and successfully passing a series of rigorous examinations.Â Â InÂ 2008Â Chad was also awarded the Global Association of RiskÂ Professionals' "International Certificate in Banking Risk and Regulation" which is a two module exam based program coveringÂ international banking's market, credit and operational risk management and regulation.*Â Â Chad has also completed the one year long Stanford University headedÂ Advanced Japanese Language Center program in Yokohama, Japan.
Chad has experience in a broad variety of financial, business and legal transaction in both the U.S., Japan and other countries.Â He has spent two years in the Tokyo legal department of one of Japan's largest general trading companies, and over seven years in Tokyo as General Counsel for one of Japan's larger international banks.Â
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Client Oriented Solutions
believes that truly good advice can only come from someone who knows the local business culture and practices.
has handled a wide variety of transactions including the sale and purchase of large real estate projects, transaction financing, licensing and distribution arrangements, litigation support services for international legal actions, trade matters and more.Â Â Chad
also provides litigation and document production assistance as well as due diligence services.Â Contact Chad at Chad@ShibuyaLaw.com for more information.
has lived and worked forÂ over 20 years in Japan and also has lived and worked in London, England and Oslo, Norway.Â