Takuya Yamazaki, a Japanese Attorney-at-Law, is the founder and Managing Partner of Field-R Law Offices, a niche sports and entertainment legal practice based in Tokyo. Takuya has vast legal and business experience in sports both in Japan and internationally. He is a member (player representative) of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber, a position held since 2009. In 2011 he became the Deputy Chairman of FIFPro Division Asia/Oceania. Takuya is also a member of various committees for the Japan Sports Arbitration Agency, as well as a board member of the Japan Sports Law Association.
Takuya’s book ‘Sports Law in Japan’ was published in 2012 by Kluwer Law International. He has also given many lectures worldwide on sports law.