Welcome to setagaya international law office
An English-speaking law firm assisting foreigners living in Japan
Extensive experience in international legal disputes involving foreign nationals
Fluent and smooth communication in English
When involved in a legal dispute, it is very important to have a lawyer who can guide you through the process without any language barriers.
We take the time to carefully listen to our clients so we can fully understand what their concerns are. Then we take the time to explain the necessary legal process and clarify what we can achieve.
We also value staying in frequent communication and involving clients in every decision and every step of the way.
Reasonable fee structures designed to fit your needs
We take special care to avoid any situation which might cause our clients to struggle financially during an already stressful situation.
Depending on our clients’ financial situations and complexity of their cases, we aim to offer an affordable and personalized payment schedule for any scenario.
We're happy to look into your situation. Contact us for a free 30 minute consultation
Seiya Sato, Founder
Prior to founding Setagaya International Law Office, Seiya Sato acquired his Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) in 2011 from Rikkyo University.
In 2013, he got his J.D. from Keio University Law School, before passing the bar examination.
In 2014, he became a member of the Tokyo Bar Association.
From 2014 until 2020, he worked at Masayuki Honda International Law Office. From 2016 until 2018, he was a member of the Tokyo Bar Association Committee on the Protection of Foreigners’ Human Rights.
Seiya Sato is featured on the US, Canada and UK Embassy’s lists of English-speaking lawyers in Japan.
He is also a registered lawyer of Japan Federation of Bar Associations’ Lawyer Referral Service for Hague Convention Cases.