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Greenwoods GRM advises on handover of Japan House

/ 23 July 2018

Greenwoods GRM LLP was delighted to advise on the successful handover of Japan House, the new cultural home of Japan in London.

Japan House is located on Kensington High Street and opened on the 22 June. It presents the best in Japanese creativity, including art, design, gastronomy and technology. There are two other Japan Houses in Los Angeles and São Paulo.

Partner and Property Solicitor, Samantha East, who led the Greenwoods GRM team, said: “We are delighted to be involved with such an exciting project. Working with the Japan House team and seeing the project come to life has been a real privilege. I thoroughly enjoy providing the legal support to the team delivering this amazing venture!”

Japan House’s focus is to provide a creative and intellectual exchange between Japan and the rest of the world by allowing individuals to absorb Japan’s diverse culture.

Michael Houlihan, Director General of Japan House, said: “The support of Greenwoods GRM, across a complex range of legal issues, has been invaluable. Their thorough attention to detail, turnaround on issues and robustness of advice has been instrumental in navigating us safely through an array of challenging problems and deadlines.”

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