Professor Oda specialises in Japanese and Russian Commercial Law. He is also
a professor at the College d’Europe (Brugge) and the leading expert in europe on Japanese and Russian buisness Law. He is the author of Japanese
Law (third edition) published by Oxford University Press (2009) and Russian
Commercial Law (second edition) published by Martinus Nijhof (2007).
Professor Oda held the chair of Russian law at the University of Tokyo before
moving to London. He was a visiting professor at Cornell Law School between
1988-1998 and most recently, of Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich. He hols a LL.D from the University of Tokoy. He is an arbitrator in the Moscow International Court of Commercial
Arbitration and Stockholm Institute of Arbitration..
He is a qualified attorney in Japan and practices Japanese and Russian
law. He is a membre associe of the Academy of Comparative Law. He is
Chairman of the Russo-Japanese Lawyers' Association.