Monthly Archives: June, 2014

My conventional work experience and future outlook

Hello. I am Akiko Hori, a Shihoshoshi lawyer in Japan. Thank you for reading this. Before I went to London, I had been also self-employed. I prepared the documents needed to register the setting up of small businesses, submitted the applications to the Legal Affairs Bureau, and helped the owners to set up a company …

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The Japanese traditional working system and future outlook for woman

Hello. I am Akiko Hori, a Shihoshoshi lawyer in Japan. Thank you for reading this. The traditional idea for woman Today, I would like to start by saying a few words about Japanese working idea for woman.Traditionally people think women should stay at home after they get married. They are in charge of raising their …

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Work-life-balance in Japan

Hello. I am Akiko Hori, a Shihoshoshi lawyer in Japan. Thank you for reading this. Already one month has passed since I came back to Japan. Now I am going to greet my old clients and colleagues. They are all helpful and said they are happy to work with me again. We never know what …

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The study module to be a Shiho-Shoshi lawyer

The Shiho-Shoshi lawyer examination requires the knowledge of eleven Japanese law codes or statutes, the four principal ones being the Civil Code. Constitutional law Civil Law Criminal Law Code of Civil Procedure Civil Provisional Remedies Act Civil Execution Act Deposit Act the Real Property Registration Act the Commercial Code (Companies Act) the Commercial Registration Act …

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What is Shiho-Shoshi?

The term “Shiho-Shoshi” is sometimes translated as Judicial Scrivenerand roughly equates to solicitor or notary public, as opposed to “bengoshi” meaning advocate or barrister.   A Shiho-Shoshi lawyer is authorized to represent their clients in real estate registrations, commercial registrations, preparation of court documents and filings with legal affairs bureaus, or in negotiating out-of-court settlements. …

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Help or not help?

In London, some people say the people are cold, as few people will help a Mum who has a buggy to carry at the stairs at a station. However, I feel people in London are very friendly. I was always helped to carry the buggy. Some people offered me help first and others simply just …

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Hello from Akiko Hori

Hi, there! I am Akiko Hori, a Shihoshosi lawyer, now living in Tokyo, Japan. I was living in London for 3 and half years, but I am now in Tokyo. I don’t want to lose my English and want to tell people what a Shihoshosi lawyer is and how I work. I would also like …

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