Category Archives: About Shiho-shoshi lawyer

Regulation for Shihoshoshi Lawyer

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 …

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What is a Shihoshoshi Lawyer?

These are the national qualified professional, able to deal with company registration and real estate registration. Registration of company involves many laws, such as the Companies Act, and real estate registration also involves many laws, such as the Civil Code. The Shihoshoshi Lawyer is the national qualified lawyer specializing in those laws. A Shihoshoshi Lawyer …

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What is a Shihoshoshi Lawyer?

These are the national qualified professional, able to deal with company registration and real estate registration. A Shihoshoshi Lawyer who is accredited to represent a client in summary court proceedings can be the client’s representative in a summary court. There is also the Bengoshi lawyer, the national qualified lawyer in Japan who can be a …

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Professionals for the real property registration system in Japan

In Japan, registered Land and Building Investigators and Shihoshosi lawyers are experts about real property registration system. Shihoshosi lawyers are responsible for preparing documents related to the registration of real property rights, such as ownership transfer and mortgage. Registered Land and Building Investigators are responsible for preparing documents necessary for the property description aspect of …

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The history about Shiho-shoshi lawyer

Hello. I am Akiko Hori, a Shihoshoshi lawyer in Japan. Thank you for reading this. In Japan, when you consider legal advice, many people wonder who is the right lawyer to seek for advice. Even Japanese people get confused as there are different types of lawyer in Japan. Bengoshi lawyer (Attorney) Shiho-shoshi lawyer Gyosei-shoshi Lawyer …

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The inheritance rule in Japan

Hello. I am Akiko Hori, a Shihoshoshi lawyer in Japan. Thank you for reading this. Already, four months have passed since I came back from London to Japan. Time flies so quickly! I still miss London a lot but I am coming to terms with my current situation and getting things into perspective. Today I …

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How to become a specialist Shihoshoshi lawyer

Hello. I am Akiko Hori, a Shihoshoshi lawyer in Japan. Thank you for reading this. Before I went to London, I did any type of legal work that a client asked me to do, Company registrations, Housing issues, Debt solutions or Pre-trial proceedings. As I had no clients when I started my own office, that …

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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 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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