Takeshi Suzuki is a Japanese qualified lawyer and a partner at Anderson Mori & Tomotsune. He specialises in competition law advice including domestic and international cartel defence, multijurisdictional merger filings, and distribution matters. Prior to joining Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune he was engaged in a number of M&A transactions and competition matters including advice on cartel defence, merger control, joint venture, unfair trade practices at a leading UK law firm and has also gained experience working in Brussels. He also worked for approximately two years at the Japan Fair Trade Commission as a chief case handler of merger control investigations. He graduated from the University of Kyoto in 2006.