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Australia-Japan Society of NSW

Upcoming events

    • 17 Apr 2024
    • 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    • Offices of H&H Lawyers, 5/32 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW
    • 13

    Australia-Japan cross-border employment –

    legal issues for a mobile workforce

    People are increasingly working across borders. At our upcoming seminar, we will explore the intricacies of employment law between Australia and Japan. Join us for an enlightening session where experienced lawyers from both countries delve into regulations and issues affecting individuals working in either or both countries.

    Gain valuable insights into navigating cross-border employment issues and ensuring compliance with the laws of Australia and Japan. Whether you're an expatriate, international student, or professional seeking opportunities abroad, this seminar will provide you with essential knowledge to navigate the complexities of employment law across borders.

    Register here.

    Speaker bios

    Ken Takahashi is a Japan-qualified lawyer (bengoshi) committed to providing quality legal assistance for his corporate clients, including small and medium-sized enterprises and medical corporations, in a wide range of practice areas including M&A, business contracts, dispute resolution, sports law and international business law, with a particular focus on Australia. He also acts as the legal counsel for many companies. His Australian legal practice ranges from assisting Japanese companies with investments in Australia, to providing advice and assistance in relation to wills and inheritance for Japanese individuals who own assets both in Japan and Australia.

    Tin-Lok Shea is a bilingual (English/Japanese) solicitor practising primarily in the areas of commercial / corporate and taxation law. His particular focus is on Asian and Asian-Australian businesses, which include Japanese, Korean and Chinese listed companies, government bodies and multinationals, for whom he has acted on a number of M&A transactions and other high-profile commercial matters.

    Dai Ueda was born in Niigata, Japan. He migrated to Australia and graduated from Macquarie University and then later from the University of New South Wales in law. At H&H Lawyers, he has gained years of experience in a variety of matters – corporate law, employment law, succession law, family law etc. – many of which have Japan/Australia multi-jurisdictional flavours.

    The formal talk will be followed by a networking reception.

    With thanks to H&H Lawyers, this member-only event is free to attend. There is a limit of 30 people. Please arrive from 5pm for a prompt 5:15pm start.
    • 14 May 2024
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • The Japan Foundation Sydney, 4F Central Park, Broadway Sydney NSW 2000

    The 2024 University Awards Night will be held on Tuesday May 14th, at the Japan Foundation, Sydney.

    At this annual event the Society presents Awards to outstanding students of Japanese studies nominated by the seven universities in the greater Sydney region.

    We are honoured to have our Patron, the Consul-General of Japan in Sydney, Mr. TOKUDA Shuichi, to present the Awards and also make some remarks.

    This event is always a wonderful event and a highlight of our year. We hope many members will attend, as well as the students, their friends and family, and lecturers.

    Thanks go to our corporate member The Japan Foundation, Sydney, for hosting us in their space.

    Following the formal presentations, there will be networking over drinks and Japanese bentos.

    Registrations are now open. We look forward to seeing you there.

About the Society

The Australia-Japan Society of NSW Incorporated (AJS-NSW) aims to bring together Australian and Japanese people living in NSW to explore mutual interests.

AJS-NSW holds regular business, social and cultural functions, at various locations around Sydney.

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