Foreign Counsel

Koji Umai is an International Advisor from Japan. Prior to working in Indonesia at DKMS lawyers, he spent more than 7 years working at a law firm in Japan where he was involved in various corporate affairs.  He also had previous experiences handling international matters in civil affairs, real-estate, insolvency, and criminal cases.

In 2018, he continued his study at the Singapore Management University, where he obtained his Master’s Degree in Law (LLW) with specialisation in Cross-Border Business and Finance Law in Asia. After finishing the study, he spent sometime at a major law firm in Singapore (Rajah & Tann) and finally join DKMS Lawyers.

He is currently involved in advising a company expansion strategy based on the latest revisions of regulations and laws, legal follow-up, contracting, labor, legal affairs, various compliances and responding to conflicts after entry into South East Asian jurisdictions especially Indonesian market.

Education And Qualification

  • Bachelor of Law, Soka University, Japan
  • Juris Doctor (JD), Soka University, Japan
  • Master’s of Law (LLM), Singapore Management University, Singapore
  • Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) Cross Border Mediation Course

Bar Qualifications

Kanagawa Bar Association


  • Japanese (Mother Tounge)
  • English (Advance)