Major Practice Areas
Corporate Governance, Risk and Crisis Management/Compliance, Criminal Case
Shuji lwamura was born in Nagasaki in 1949, graduated with an LL.B. from Chuo University in 1973, and was a public prosecutor from 1976 until 2012 when he retired as the Superintending Prosecutor of the Nagoya High Public Prosecutors Office.
During that time, mainly in the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office, he was engaged in the investigations and trials of corporate-activity-related and economy-related crimes such as violation of tax law, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and the Antimonopoly Act; political-activity-related crimes such as violation of the Political Funds Control Act; and special negligence cases including drug-induced diseases. From 1989 until 1996, he was responsible for the interpretation and planning of criminal laws and regulations at the Criminal Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Justice. He was involved in the operation of the Antimonopoly Act, amendment of the former Securities and Exchange Act, amendment of the Public Offices Election Act and the Political Funds Control Act, establishment of the International Criminal Court, enactment of the Organ Transplant Act, and the revision of the Juvenile Act.
He was a member of the the National Bar Examination Commission (criminal policy and criminal laws) from 1992 to 1996, a part-time lecturer at Keio University from 1992 to 1994 and at Chuo University Graduate School of Law in 2001.
Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association
|1973||Chuo University (LLB.)|
|1976-1985||Public Prosecutor, Criminal Affairs Department and Trial Department, Fukuoka District Public Prosecutors Office; Public Prosecutor, Maebashi District Public Prosecutors Office; Public Prosecutor, Criminal Affairs Department, Trial Department, and Special Investigation Department, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office; Public Prosecutor, Shizuoka District Public Prosecutors Office|
|1985-1989||Public Prosecutor, Special Investigation Department, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office|
|1989-1996||Public Prosecutor, Criminal Affairs Division of Criminal Affairs Bureau; Counsellor, Public Security Division and Legislative Affairs Division of Criminal Affairs Bureau; Counsellor ,Minister's Secretariat in charge of Criminal Affairs, The Ministry of Justice|
|1996-2003||Deputy Director, Criminal Affairs Department; Deputy Director, Special Investigation Department; Director, Special Trial Department; Director, Special Investigation Department, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office|
|2003-2005||Chief Prosecutor, Matsuyama District Public Prosecutor's Office|
|2005-2008||Public Prosecutor, Criminal Affairs Department, Supreme Public Prosecutors Office; Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office; Director, Criminal Affairs Department, Supreme Public Prosecutors Office|
|2008-2010||Chief Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office|
|2010-2012||Superintending Prosecutor, Sendai High Public Prosecutors Office; Superintending Prosecutor, Nagoya High Public Prosecutors Office|
|2012-2019||Advisor, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu|
|2020-||Tokyo Flex Law Office|
|1991||『刑事裁判実務体系 第8巻 財産的刑法犯』（分担執筆）青林書院|
|1994||『シリーズ捜査実務全書4 会社犯罪』（共編・分担執筆） 東京法令出版|
Seminars and Lectures
|2013||Corporate Risk and CrisisManagement Seminar|
|2014||Dealing With Corporate Wrongdoings and Crisis Management Seminar 2014|
|2015||ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar-Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law Part 1 Risk and Crisis Management Seminar "Preparing for and Addressing Serious Corporate Scandals and Crises that Shake Industry and Society"|