Olga Belosludova is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Tokyo office.
She is the first Russian national to pass the Japanese Bar (i.e., Japan-admitted), and she did so via the Yobi-Exam route.
She is fluent in English, Japanese and Russian.
Accolades and Recognitions
Awarded the "2021 Rookie-Of-The-Year Award" by the Quarterly Keiji-Bengo for successful defense in a criminal case
The University of Tokyo Law School, J.D., 2021 (honored as magna cum laude)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2018-2019
Keio University, LL.B., 2017
Admitted to practice in Japan, Daini Tokyo Bar Association.
While attending law school, Ms. Belosludova worked as an English-Russian-Japanese translator in a number of criminal cases and assisted communications between lawyers and foreign suspects.
After passing the Yobi-Exam, Ms. Belosludova worked at Hougakukan Co., Ltd. She was involved in several publications regarding amendment of Japanese Criminal Law, Japanese Civil Law, among others.
While serving as a legal apprentice at the Legal Training and Research Institution of the Supreme Court, Ms. Belosludova also experienced internship at International Labour Organization (ILO).