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KITAGAWA Hiroki

KITAGAWA Hiroki

Title
Associate
E-mail address
hiroki.kitagawa@iwatagodo.com

Career Summary

November 1992
Born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
March 2011
Graduated from Shibuya Kyoiku Gakuen Makuhari Senior High School
March 2015
Received his LL.B. from the University of Tokyo
December 2017
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (70th)・Registered as a Japanese attorney
December 2017
Joined Daiichi Kyodo Law Office
July 2021
Joined Iwata Godo

Message

I will strive to be specialized with the cutting-edge business practice day by day, and devote myself to provide the best legal service that satisfies our clients.

Professional Memberships

Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association
Member of Management Lawyers Council

List of Main Publications

・“8th Article on Employment Law - Counting Hours Worked Outside the Workplace” (co-author, Roseijiho No. 4074, 2024)
・“Can employers prohibit transgender employees' use of restrooms different from their biological gender?” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4067, 2023)
・“Punishing an employee for reverse power harassment of his boss?” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4064, 2023
・“Annual Summaries of Labor-Related Judicial and Administrative Decisions” (co-author, Roumugyousei, 2023)
・“Raising the Retirement Age: The Impact on Retirement Benefits” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4054, 2023)
・“If an employee's parent intervenes in his/her boss's instructions” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4049, 2023)
・“Leaks of Personal Data Outside of Work: Legal Risks” (co-author, November issue of Ginko Jitsumu)
・“2022 Version: Summary of Annual Judicial Precedents and Orders for Labour Cases” (co-author, Roumugyousei Co., Ltd., 2022)
・“Points to Keep in Mind When Partially Designating a Clothing at Work” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4037, 2022)
・“Case Studies in Disciplinary Actions: Making Decisions on Penalties and Seeking Damages”(co-author, Shinnippon-Hoki, 2022 )
・“Hiring Employees Living Outside Japan for Telework” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4030, 2022)
・“Can employees be disciplined for drinking while working from home?” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4021, 2021)
・”How should We Respond to an Employee who Accused the Harassment He/She had Received in the Past?” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4012, 2021)
・“Commentary on Business Practices; Practices of Designing and Managing Voluntary Early Retirement Program and Voluntary Retirement Offer” (Roseijiho 3999, 2020)
・”Is It Possible to Apply Managers and Supervisors only the Same Restrictions on Rest Period as Ordinary Workers? (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 3995, 2020)
・”Response to an Employee Who are Considering Withdrawing from the Union due to the Reason ’Union Fee is High’ Although Union Shop System has been Implemented" (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 3990, 2020)
・”Is It Possible to Order an Employee Who has been Suspended from Work to Work at Home?” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 3983, 2019)
・”Is It an Adverse Change to Change a Career-Track Employee Who is No Longer Likely to be Transferred to a Regional-Based Employee?” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 3979, 2019)
・”When It is Difficult to Demote an Employee by Disciplinary Action, is It Possible to Demote the Employee by Personnel Rights Instead?” (Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 3974, 2019)
・”Basic Legal Lectures Useful for Business Practice (47) – Business Trip” (co-author, Roseijiho 3968, 2019)

Publications

  • 2024.03
    Publications

    Fukuchi Takumi, Toyooka Hiroto and Kitagawa Hiroki author an employment law article in Roseijiho on counting hours worked outside the workplace

  • 2023.12
    Publications

    International Employment Lawyer carries comments by Tago Shinya, Fujiwara Hiroki, Landry Guesdon and Kitagawa Hiroki in its article "Restructuring a Cross-Border Workforce"

  • 2023.11
    Publications

    Kitagawa Hiroki authors "Can employers prohibit transgender employees' use of restrooms different from their biological gender?" in Roseijiho

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  • 2023.11
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Kitagawa Hiroki co-author an article in Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A on employment law issues arising when a company provides housing to its employees

  • 2023.10
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Kitagawa Hiroki authors a commentary on the PPC's deliberations on implementation of recent amendments to the Act on Protection of Personal Information (Shoji Homu Portal website)

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2023.10
    Publications

    Kitagawa Hiroki authors "Punishing an employee for reverse power harassment of his boss?" in Roseijiho

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2023.09
    Publications

    The lawyers of our firm co-author the 2023 edition of Annual Summaries of Labor-Related Judicial and Administrative Decisions (Roumugyousei)

  • 2023.07
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Kitagawa Hiroki authors a commentary on a Supreme Court Third Petty Bench decision holding that the National Personnel Authority acted illegally when it denied a request from a biologically male government employee with gender dysphoria concerning the use of women's restrooms (Shoji Homu Portal website)

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2023.06
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Kitagawa Hiroki co-author an article on IT industries for the series "Labor Management Counseling for Different Workplace Cultures" in Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A

  • 2023.04
    Publications

    Kitagawa Hiroki authors "Raising the Retirement Age: The Impact on Retirement Benefits" in Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2023.01
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Kitagawa Hiroki authors a commentary on IT-related amendments to civil procedure rules (Shoji Homu Portal website)

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2023.01
    Publications

    Kitagawa Hiroki authors "If an employee's parent intervenes in his/her boss's instructions" in Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4049

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2023.01
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Kitagawa Hiroki co-author the 38th article of the series "Labor Management Counseling for Different Workplace Cultures", titled "Medical Industry (2)", in the February issue of Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A

  • 2022.11
    Publications

    The lawyers of our firm co-author "Employment and Employee Benefits in Japan: Overview" (Thomson Reuters Practical Law)

  • 2022.11
    Publications

    Tomita Yusuke and Kitagawa Hiroki co-authored "Leaks of Personal Data Outside of Work: Legal Risks" in the November issue of Ginko Jitsumu

    Author:
    TOMITA Yusuke  KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2022.08
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Kitagawa Hiroki co-authored "Education Industry (2)" for the series "Labor Management Counseling for Working Styles in Different Industries and Occupations" in the September issue of Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A

  • 2022.07
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Kitagawa Hiroki's commentary on the report of the MHLW's study group on working hours is available on the Shoji Homu Portal website.

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2022.07
    Publications

    Fukuchi Takumi, Kitagawa Hiroki, Kaneki Nobuyuki, Noguchi Daisuke, Ito Natsuho, Anzai Kazuto, Matsuda Taiki, Okanami Kentaro, and Bando Taisei co-authored the 2022edition of Annual Summaries of Labor-Related Judicial and Administrative Decisions (Roumugyousei).

  • 2022.06
    Publications

    The lawyers of our firm co-authored "Labor Management and Information Security Measures for Telework (Practice Series No. 255)" (SMBC Consulting).

  • 2022.06
    Publications

    Kitagawa Hiroki authored "Rules on Workplace Attire" in Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho, 4037.

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  • 2022.05
    Publications

    Kitagawa Hiroki participated in the writing of "Case Studies in Disciplinary Actions: Making Decisions on Penalties and Seeking Damages" (Shinnippon-Hoki).

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2022.03
    Publications

    Tago Shinya, Fujiwara Hiroki, Landry Guesdon, and Kitagawa Hiroki co-authored "Employment and Immigration Law Guide 2022" in Jurisdictional Q&As of LexisNexis (in English and Chinese).

  • 2022.02
    Publications

    Kitagawa Hiroki authored "Hiring Employees Living Outside Japan for Telework" in Consultation Room Q&A of Roseijiho 4030.

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  • 2022.02
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Kitagawa Hiroki's commentary on the MHLW's draft Customer Harassment Manual is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

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    KITAGAWA Hiroki 
  • 2022.02
    Publications

    Fujiwara Hiroki and Kitagawa Hiroki co-authored "Transportation Industry (1)" for the series "Labor Management Counseling for Working Styles in Different Industries and Occupations" in the March issue of the journal "Jinji Romu Jitsumu no Q&A".

  • 2021.08
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Kitagawa Hiroki's commentary titled "Personal Information Protection Commission Publicized the Points to Note When Handling Specific Personal Information (Case Studies)" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    KITAGAWA Hiroki 

News

  • 2023.05

    19 lawyers of our firm were recognized in The Best Lawyers in Japan 2024.

    Best Lawyers
    ■ Antitrust / Competition Law
    TOJI Yoshihiro

    ■ Arbitration and Mediation
    UEDA Atsushi

    ■ Banking and Finance Law
    TOJI Yoshihiro
    SAKAMOTO Tomoko
    MATSUDA Takao

    ■ Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    MOTOMURA Takeshi

    ■ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    TAGO Shinya
    URANAKA Hirotaka

    ■ Labor and Employment Law
    TAGO Shinya

    ■ Litigation
    TOJI Yoshihiro
    WAKABAYASHI Shigeo
    MOTOMURA Takeshi
    YOSHIHARA Tomomichi
    URANAKA Hirotaka

    ■ Product Liability Litigation
    TOJI Yoshihiro


    Best Lawyers - "Ones to Watch"
    ■ Antitrust / Competition Law
    ISHIKAWA Teppei

    ■ Arbitration and Mediation
    SAITO Hiroki

    ■ Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    KARASAWA Akira
    IKEDA Minako
    YAMADA Kohei
    SUZUKI Tomohiro
    FUKUCHI Takumi

    ■ Information Technology Law
    SAITO Hiroki

    ■ Intellectual Property Law (Non-Patent)
    ISHIKAWA Hiroaki

    ■ Labor and Employment Law
    KITAGAWA Hiroki

    ■ Privacy and Data Security Law
    HORITA Koji

  • 2021.07

    We welcomed a new attorney, Kitagawa Hiroki.