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Evolutionizing IT

Today, IT is at the heart of modern business operations,
but using IT for business requires legal risk management.
At MONOLITH LAW OFFICE, our team of lawyers and IT consultants works in unison to address the client’s problems.
Our mission is to ignite IT innovation and fuel growth in Japan, empowering businesses to soar to unprecedented heights.





Our Mission as a Legal Professional with an IT Engineering Background.

MONOLITH LAW OFFICE is a Tokyo-based Japanese law firm providing IT legal services to a variety of companies.
Toki Kawase, our Managing Attorney, has worked as a freelance IT engineer since he was a university student. He has experience establishing an IT company and worked as an IT engineer as well. Toki has seen with his own eyes the significant growth of startups and other companies through IT, and the various risks that are entailed in the process. He understands that for IT to continuously bring forth great benefits to companies in the future, it is necessary to have an innovative legal perspective.
Based on this experience, he has founded MONOLITH LAW OFFICE, an organization of highly specialized lawyers and IT consultants to provide a variety of solutions.

Our Founding Lawyer Toki Kawase


Our experience as a law firm as well as a corporate IT specialist

Corporate Clients


We provide advisory services (including various contracts with directors, executive officers, etc.) to a wide range of companies, from blue-chip companies listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange(TSE) to seed-stage startup companies.



In an IT industry, there are many unpredictable problems, and the nature of our consultations varies. We provide consultation services to various business companies, including 11 companies that are listed TSE First Section companies, which represent the largest and most prestigious companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. And of course there are small and medium-sized IT entities as well.

Original IT Solutions


We are a team specializing in corporate IT. MONOLITH LAW OFFICE is a team of skilled lawyers and IT consultants dedicated to creating customized solutions for your specific needs.



The most important factor in resolving IT problems is the speed of the initial response. MONOLITH LAW OFFICE has many attorneys who can respond to a wide variety of consultations on a daily basis.

IT Consultants


We believe that IT consultants are as important as lawyers in keeping up with the ever-evolving technology and meeting more sophisticated corporate IT challenges.

IT & Legal Articles


In the web media “MONOLITH LAW MAGAZINE”, we analyze and explain various cases in IT companies. We are constantly researching appropriate solutions to the issues of IT companies, which are becoming more and more complex and diverse.


Our solutions for complex IT risks.


General Corporate

Corporate Legal Affairs for IT and Startup Businesses

Specialized knowledge and experience is critical for providing accurate legal support in the dynamic environment unique to IT and startup companies. Our firm has many specialists in this industry, and we have acted as legal counsel for 410 companies, mainly IT companies, from TSE First Section companies to seed-stage Startups.


IT and IP legal affairs for various companies

Today, all companies, regardless of their business domain or business size, are involved in some way with IT in their corporate activities. We can take a role as “attorneys specializing in the area of IT and intellectual property” for companies that already have a primary legal advisor, or even for companies whose main business is not IT.


International Legal Affairs

Our primary focus is to provide comprehensive legal services to Japanese IT companies entering the international market. In addition, we provide professional legal support to foreign IT companies in Japan. Now we are expanding the scope of our support and constantly evolving by welcoming new US licensed attorneys to our firm.

Influencer Marketing

Influencer Marketing

Managing SNS channels, media distribution, and talent contracts across diverse platforms, such as YouTube, demands specialized expertise and experience. When you entrust your business to our team, you will receive flexible support from attorneys well-versed in the media regulations and corporate legal matters.

For Example

  • Monitoring of amendments to laws

    Monitoring of
    amendments to laws

  • Drafting Terms of Use for Apps and Websites

    Drafting Terms of Use
    for Apps and Websites

  • Preventing Reputational Damage

    Preventing Reputational

  • Article Reviewing based on PMD Act

    Article Reviewing
    based on PMD Act

  • Removing Unwanted search results

    Removing Unwanted
    search results


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