Noriko Narahara

Paralegal | Tokyo

*Withers Bengoshi Houjin is organised as a local partnership, under the Japanese Civil Code, whose partners are only Japanese qualified lawyers (bengoshi) and non-Japanese lawyers (attorneys-at-law admitted in California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii and New York) who are registered foreign lawyers in Japan (gaikokuho jimu bengoshi). Noriko Narahara is from Withers Bengoshi Houjin.


Noriko Narahara is a paralegal in the investment management team of the Tokyo office.

She has extensive experience in preparing various types of securities and regulatory filings required under Japanese law, including Article 63 Exemption filings, Notifications under the Investment Trust and Corporations Act, Block Shareholding Reports, Short Sale Reports, etc. In addition, Noriko has managed numerous financial instruments dealer registration with the Japan regulators. She also handles various general corporate matters including corporate formations, branch registrations and the preparation of necessary documents required under the Companies Act.