Our Team

We are highly experienced in tackling the legal and cultural barriers for the foreign businesses entering or managing businesses in Japan.
We all speak one or more languages other than Japanese, and can provide services in English, Chinese, Korean and Spanish.

Tetsuya Iida, Founder and Representative

After studying law at Waseda University, he worked in two Tokyo-based law firms.
In 2004, he founded In Control Legal Support Services, which focuses on legal support services for foreign businesses launching and managing businesses in Japan.
He has assisted more than 500 foreign businesses in setting up subsidiaries/branches in Japan, acquiring various business licenses, and represented more than 10 thousands foreign nationals in obtaining a work visa.
He is an advisor of foreign business support departments of some governmental/non-profit organizations, and also acts as a local director or representative in Japan for many foreign-owned subsidiaries/branches.