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International Scholarships & Secondments

Tony from the Banking & Finance team

What: Secondment
Where: Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

“Tokyo is a key focal point for business in Asia, and my time there provided me with exposure to matters in every kind of industry and legal space. I not only gained valuable exposure to the conduct of business in a very different cultural context, but I was also able to make new connections with lawyers from all across the US, Europe, and Asia.

Away from work, I travelled to fascinating places every weekend, ranging from some of the densest urban sprawl in the world to the most tranquil mountain hike. Any secondee to Tokyo is sure to have the experience of a lifetime.”

A food festival held inside Tokyo dome - stores from every prefecture in Japan come here to sell their food

A man selling medicine cuts himself in preparation to demonstrate its effectiveness at Tsukuba shrine, Ibaraki prefecture

American destroyers at Yokosuka naval base, south of Tokyo

Bhudda statues at Nikko

Cherry blossoms during Golden Week

Cherry blossoms

Giant Bhudda at Kamakura, south of Tokyo

Inui-doori inside Tokyo's Imperial Palace, open to the public for the first time in 2014

Meguro river in central Tokyo at night

Mikasa, Japan's first battleship - now a museum in Yokosuka

Nikko, high in the mountains north of Tokyo

Rock gardens at the peak of Mt. Mitake

The famous early morning tuna auctions at Tsukiji Fish Market

The Ginza line heading into Shibuya station in Tokyo

Tokyo station after a snowstorm

Traditional Japanese architecture in the centre of the city

Traditional Japanese garden in Hamatsucho, Tokyo

View of Tokyo from Mt. Mitake, just west of Tokyo - the clump of tall buildings in the middle is central Tokyo

Winter plum blossoms in the harbour district, Tokyo

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