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What is Shihoshoshi-lawyer (judicial scrivener)?

It is similar to solicitor in England, howerver, it is Japan original legal profession.

Shihoshoshi-lawyers work on:

-Real estate registration

property transfer, mortgage registration, inheritance, etc.

-Corporate registration

establishment of a corpration, registration amendment, merge, etc.

-Attorney at municipal (local) civil court for cases under 1.4 million Japanese Yen

-Preparation of legal documents to be submitted to court, such as lawsuits, mediation, attachment, bankruptcy, etc.


-Consulting legal affairs with regard to above