Mr Isomi Suzuki was President of LAWASIA from 2013 to 2015, after serving as an ExCo member and Vice President since 2008. Mr Suzuki remains an active member of the LAWASIA Executive Committee and has been reappointed for the 2017-2018 year.
He is Managing Partner at Koga and Partners law firm in Tokyo.
Among other things, he has served as a Commissioner on the UN Security Council Compensation Commission; President, Committee of Japan Federation of Bar Associations on International Human Rights; Chairperson, Committee on E-commerce and Private International Law; and is Executive Commissioner, Center for Alternative Disputes Resolution regarding Fukushima Nuclear Accident. Most recently, in 2014, he was appointed by the government of Japan to the Arbitration Panel of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (World Bank).