Strict confidentiality is imposed on every Shihoshoshi Lawyer to protect the contents of consultations with and request by a client.
The client is protected by many strict laws, Association Regulations and a Code of Ethics.
If a Shihoshoshi Lawyer violates those rules, severe punishments, such as the suspension of qualification are imposed.
The number of Shihoshoshi Lawyers in 2016 is about 22,000 across nation.
There is one Shihoshoshi Lawyer Association in each prefecture to supervise every Shihoshoshi Lawyer there.
A Shihoshoshi Lawyer belongs to the Shihoshoshi Lawyer Association in the prefecture where he or she has their own office.
For more information
Shihoshoshi Lawyer Akiko HORI