Masatoshi Suzuki

Senior Counsel

Bachelor of Laws (University of Tokyo), Diploma - Legal Apprenticeship (Legal Training and Research Institute of Japan), Juris Doctor (University of Melbourne), Grad Dip Legal Practice (ANU)

Masatoshi brings his corporate law expertise to Phoenix Law & Associates and strengthens its corporate and commercial law practice. Masatoshi is admitted to practice law in both Japan (since 2004) and Australia (since 2012).  Prior to joining Phoenix Law & Associates, Masatoshi worked for top-tier corporate law firms in Japan for 4.5 years (2004-2008), in China for 2 years (2011-2013) and in Australia for 7.5 years (2013-2020). In Australia, he acts for a wide range of clients in various corporate law areas including M&A, real estate, finance and employment, and his diligent and dedicated work is highly appreciated by the clients.
“I enjoy assisting clients to understand relevant laws and achieve their goals by using the laws.  I am committed to understanding what clients would like to achieve and working tirelessly to bring the best results to the clients.”
Areas of practice : Corporate, M&A, property, finance, employment, insolvency
Languages : English, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin)
Strengths : Understanding of different legal systems and cultures (Australia, Japan and China), hardworking
Likes : Spending time with family, golf, beach
Dislikes : Laziness, cruelty, midges (sand flies)
Personal philosophy : Be kind to others
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