弁護士等紹介

LAWYERS

FUJIWARA Hiroki

FUJIWARA Hiroki

Title
Counsel
Languages
Japanese (native)/English
Telephone Number
+81-3-3214-6206
E-mail address
hfujiwara@iwatagodo.com

Career Summary

November 1977
Born in Okayama Prefecture, Japan
March 1996
Graduated from Musashi High School
March 2003
Received his LL.B. from the University of Tokyo
September 2008
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (61st)
September 2008
Registered as a Japanese attorney and has worked with Toi Law Office
2010-
Member of the Public Procurement Committee, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
2010-
Lecturer on "Labor Standards Act and Civil Regulations" in the first half year training for newly appointed labor standards inspectors, Labour College
April 2015
Joined Iwata Godo

Engaged Cases

Legal advices on employment, dismissal, worker dispatch/contract, breach of duty not to compete/duty of confidentiality, privacy protection, disciplinary action, refusal of redeployment, reduction in wages/retirement payment, management of working hours, industrial accident, reorganization, employment issue of the handicapped, employment issue of the elderly, handling of employees with mental health disorder, handling of foreign workers, dealing with power harassment/sexual harassment, dealing with labor unions, and preparation/confirmation of the rules of employment and other company rules, etc.

Message

Focusing on the recently fast-changing personnel and labor relation issues which is likely to arise in every company, I will endeavor to provide the best legal advice for each case in each company.

Professional Memberships

Labor Legislation Committee, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association

List of Main Publications

≪Japanese≫
"Authority to Manage Personnel Affairs in Changing Employment Society, - Modernistic Reconsideration of Relocation, Secondment, Demotion, Disciplinary Action, etc." (co-author, Roudou Kaihatsu Kenkyukai Co., Ltd., 2017)
The series of articles in “Questions & Answers on Practice of Personnel and Public Relations” (monthly published by Japan Personnel Research Institute)
“New Story of Shareholders' Meeting” (co-author, Shoji Houmu, 2017)
“Issues on the Applicability of Labor Law to Independent Contractors” (Co-author, edited by Labor Legislation Committee of Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, Roudou Chousakai, October 2011)
“Attention! Let’s Check the Precedents” (Roumu Jijo, Sanro Research Institute,Inc., serial publication )
“174 Questions & Answers on Legal Practices Concerning ‘My Number’ System” (Published by Zeimu Kenkyukai, 2015)

Publications

  • 2018.07
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 76th article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "Dismissing a Manager for Disciplinary Reasons who does not Accept Resignation under Instruction looking for an Opportunity for Objection" which appears in July 1, 2018 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2018.06
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Hazama Hiroyoshi co-authored the 3rd article of the series "Practical Tasks of Personnel and Labor Management on M&A Cases" titled "Theories of Human Resource Management DD (1)" which appears in the July 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

  • 2018.06
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Nakamura Saeko co-authored the 2nd article of the series "Practical Tasks of Personnel and Labor Management on M&A Cases" titled "How to Proceed with DD of Personnel and Labor Management" which appears in the June 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

  • 2018.06
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 75th article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "Getting an Employee to Pay Repair Costs caused by a Vehicle Accident in Transit" which appears in June 1, 2018 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2018.05
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Hazama Hiroyoshi co-authored the 1st article of the series "Practical Tasks of Personnel and Labor Management on M&A Cases" titled "M&A Scheme" which appears in the May 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

  • 2018.05
    Publications

    Wakabayashi Shigeo, Suzuki Masato, Matsuda Takao and our other lawyers co-authored the publication entitled "Compliance with Amended Civil Code: Key Points to Prepare Contract Documents" which is published by ShojiHomu Co., Ltd.

  • 2018.05
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 74th article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "Receiving a Protest that a Reshuffling is Considered as Harassment" which appears in May 1, 2018 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2018.04
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 73rd article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "Employees Indicate that the Company's Introduction Process of Discretionary Working System is Illegal" which appears in April 1, 2018 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2018.03
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 72nd article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "The Company Decides against Reemployment of an Employee after Retirement who does not Agree to the Conditions Presented by the Company" which appears in March 2018 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2018.02
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored articles entitled "Explain More about Termination of Worker Dispatch Contract and Direct Employment of Dispatched Worker", "Explain More about Premature Termination of Worker Dispatch Contract" and Are There Cases Where Direct Employment of Dispatched Workers Is Required?” (the 17th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appears in the March 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2018.02
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 71st article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled, "The Case on a Big Cut of Wages for Employees Aged 55 or Older" which appears in February 2018 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2018.01
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 70th article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled, "Is it OK to Lower Working Conditions for an Employee Transferred to a Split Company?" which appears in January 2018 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2018.01
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored an article entitled "What Measures Should be Taken for Labor Union Temporary Workers Join?" (the 16th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appears in the February 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.12
    Publications

    A book co-authored by Toji Yoshihiro, Suzuki Masato, Ito Hiroki and other attorneys of Iwata Godo entitled "New Story of Shareholders' Meeting" (ShojiHomu Co., Ltd., 2017) is introduced in the article "Books Useful for Corporate Legal Affairs in Food Service Industry" of Business Law Journal No.119.

  • 2017.12
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored serial articles entitled "What Responsibility Should be Assumed for Accidents Occurred When Temporary Workers are on the Job?" and "What Measures Should be Taken for Temporary Workers' Complaints about Harassment?"(the 15th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appears in the January 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.12
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "Japan Audit & Supervisory Board Members Association Publishes 'Analysis of Japan's Corporate Governance Code from Audit & Supervisory Board Members' Perspectives'" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.12
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 69th article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled, "Is it OK to Assign to Another Position an Employee Who Has Become Hard of Hearing?" which appears in December 1, 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.11
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored serial articles entitled "What Measures Should be Taken for Securing Equal Treatment" (the 14th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appears in the December 2017 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.11
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 68th article of the series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled, "Is it OK to Assign to Another Position an Employee Who Argues for Agreement on Hiring by Job Type?" which appears in November 1, 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.10
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored serial articles entitled "Explain More about Notification by Dispatching Business Operators" and "Explain More about Preparation of Client's Management Record" (the 13th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appears in the November 2017 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.10
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 67th article of a series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "An employee repeating mistakes, scolded by the boss and diagnosed as 'depression'" which appears in October 1, 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.09
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored serial articles entitled "Explain More about Receiving of Worker Dispatching Services" (the 12th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appears in the October 2017 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.09
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 66th article of a series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "Excluding a System Engineer with Bad Work Atitude from the Scope of Application of Discretionary Working System" which appears in September 1, 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.08
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored serial articles entitled "Points to be Noted When a Basic Worker Dispatch Contract is Concluded" (the 11th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appears in the September 2017 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.08
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 65th article of a series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "An employment contract which provides the total monthly salary including overtime pay is concluded" which appears in August 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.08
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation Changes the Purpose of Use of Personal Information" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.07
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored serial articles entitled "Points to be Noted When Choosing Temporary Staffing Agencies (II) & (III)" and "Points to be Noted for Hiring Temporary Staff from an Agency within the Same Group"(the 10th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appear in the August 2017 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.07
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 64th article of a series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "Employment contracts with the 63-year-old and the 67-year-old employees who have been re-employed after their retirement age will be terminated" which appears in July 1, 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.06
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored serial articles entitled "Points to be Noted When Choosing Temporary Staffing Agencies (I)" (the 9th round of his series entitled "Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act") which appears in the July 2017 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.05
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 63rd article of a series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "Dismissing a Sales Manager on Disciplinary Grounds of Sexual Harassment Act toward His Subordinate who Was on a Friendly Footing with Him" which appears in June 1, 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.05
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "Mitsubishi Shokuhin Co., Ltd. Announces that a Former Executive Officer of its Consolidated Subsidiary Company Conducted Wrongdoing" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.04
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored serial articles entitled "Explain More about 'Same Work at Each of Client's Workplace or Any Other Places Where the Dispatch Work Is Performed'" and “Explain More about ‘Cooling Period’ in Relation to Period for Which Dispatching Is Possible for Same Work” (the 7th round of his series entitled “Qs and As on Business Practices under the Revised Worker Dispatching Act”), which appears in the May 2017 issue of a monthly magazine, Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.04
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored the 61st article of a series "Let's Check Judicial Precedents!" entitled "Transfer of an Employee Returning from Absence for Mental Disorder to a Distant Office" which appears in April 1, 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.03
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki contributed to the publication entitled "The Latest Detailed Explanation of the Worker Dispatching Act" which is published by Roumugyousei Co.,Ltd.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.03
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki contributed to the publication entitled "Authority to Manage Personnel Affairs in Changing Employment Society, - Modernistic Reconsideration of Relocation, Secondment, Demotion, Disciplinary Action, etc."which is published by Roudou Kaihatsu Kenkyukai Co., Ltd.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.02
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored an article entitled "Legal Points to Note Concerning Recruitment and Employment," which appears in February 15, 2017 issue of Roumu Jijo.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2017.01
    Publications

    A book co-authored by 34 attorneys of Iwata Godo including Toji Yoshihiro, Suzuki Masato and Ito Hiroki entitled "New Story of Shareholders' Meeting" is published by ShojiHomu Co., Ltd.

  • 2016.12
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "Dentsu Announces Dentsu Revamping Labor Culture to Better Support Diverse Values and Work-Life Balance" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2016.10
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Landry Guesdon authored an article entitled “Employment & Labor: International,” which appears in Lexology Navigator.

  • 2016.09
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "JPX Publishes 'How Listed Companies Have Addressed Japan's Corporate Governance Code (as of July 2016)' " is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2016.06
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Announces Mental Health Measures and Overwork Measures at the Workplace Including Stress Check Systems" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2016.03
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "Ibiden Co., Ltd. Announces Termination of Labor Suit Concerning Employee's Suicide" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2015.12
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki 's commentary titled "Consumer Affairs Agency Issues Order to Take Measures Based on Premiums and Representations Act toward Genpei Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd." is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2015.11
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored an article entitled "Enacted Amendment of Worker Dispatching Act: Outline of Amendment and its Business Practice" which appears in November 2015 issue (No.158) of BUSINESS TOPICS published by Mizuho Research Institute Ltd.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2015.10
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki authored "174 Questions & Answers on Legal Practices Concerning 'My Number' System" published by Zeimu Kenkyukai.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2015.09
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Landry Guesdon participated in writing articles and explained about the labor laws of Japan in an English commentary entitled "Lexology Q&A Guide: Employment" which is made available by Global Business Group at http://www.lexology.com/navigator#!results/170/view

  • 2015.09
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Made First Announcement under Article 30 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Law" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 
  • 2015.06
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Fujiwara Hiroki's commentary titled "The Supreme Court Decides that the Proviso of Paragraph 1 of Article 19 of the Labor Standards Act May be Applied Upon Payment of Compensation for Discontinuance Pursuant to Article 81 of the Said Act" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    FUJIWARA Hiroki 

Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

  • 2018.05

    Sakamoto Tomoko delivered a lecture entitled "Points of Attention in Managing Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2018" at the Second Association of Regional Banks.

    Speaker: FUJIWARA Hiroki 

  • 2017.02

    We held a seminar entitled "The Latest Trend of Business Succession Practice in Light of Business Succession Guidelines," inviting officers of the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency as guest speakers, at our office on February 20, 2017.

News

  • 2018.03

    Fujiwara Hiroki's comment was introduced in the article of the Nikkei.

    A comment of Fujiwara Hiroki, as an expert lawyer in labor law, was introduced in the article titled "Treatment of Freelance Workers, How to Prevent 'Abuse of Superior Bargaining Position'" in the morning edition of the Nikkei dated March 19, 2018.

  • 2017.01

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Landry Guesdon co-authored an article in English entitled "Employment and employee benefits in Japan" regarding such themes as employment system, employee benefits and employee personal data protection, which is available in Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law.

  • 2015.04

    We welcomed new attorneys, Fujiwara Hiroki and Kiyose Shingo.