Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Keisuke Takeshita is a professor of private international law at Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University in Japan. He was the first delegate of Japan at the 22nd Diplomatic Session of HCCH. Currently, he is the Chair of the Working Group of the HCCH Jurisdiction Project. He has engaged in many legislative projects concerning private international law in Japan. He was working at the Ministry of Justice as a senior researcher for the modernization of the Japanese choice of law rules. He was also an associate member of various subcommittees of the Legislative Council, including those on jurisdiction (family law matters), the revision of the Code of Civil Procedure (Use of IT), and the revision of the Arbitration Act.