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Ministry of Justice

TAKASHIMA Norimitsu
Name: TAKASHIMA Norimitsu
Position: Vice-Minister of Justice, Japan
Education: Graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1986
Professional Career:
Apr. 1989 Public Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
Apr. 1990 Public Prosecutor, Hachinohe Branch, Aomori District Public Prosecutors Office
Mar. 1992 Public Prosecutor, Shizuoka District Public Prosecutors Office
Apr. 1994 Public Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
Apr. 1995 Public Prosecutor, Chiba District Public Prosecutors Office
Jun. 1996 Senior Attorney for Legislative Affairs, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
Jun. 1998 Deputy Director of the Planning Division, Financial Planning Bureau, Ministry of Finance
Jun. 2000 Senior Attorney for Legislative Affairs, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
Apr. 2001 Public Prosecutor, Niigata District Public Prosecutors Office
Mar. 2003 Professor, Legal Training and Research Institute
Mar. 2006 Public Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
Apr. 2010 Public Prosecutor, Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
Jun. 2011 Counsellor, Cabinet Secretariat (Counsellor, Secretariat of the Investigation Committee on the Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Stations of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Cabinet Secretariat)
Aug. 2012 Public Prosecutor, Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office
Dec. 2012 Director of the Public Security Division, Criminal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Justice
Jan. 2014 Director, Trial Department, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
Apr. 2015 Assistant Vice-Minister of Justice, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Justice (Deputy Director-General for Policy Planning and Coordination)
Jul. 2017 Chief Prosecutor, Matsuyama District Public Prosecutors Office
Jul. 2018 Public Prosecutor, Supreme Public Prosecutors Office
Sep. 2018 Director-General of the Human Rights Bureau, Ministry of Justice
Apr. 2019 Deputy Commissioner, Immigration Services Agency
Dec. 2020 Deputy Vice-Minister of Justice, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Justice
Sep. 2021 Vice-Minister of Justice