Welcome to Tri-Star Legal Office, your one stop service provider for visa applications, business setup, business licenses. We help preparing documents in Japanese and English.

Sanae Sekiya is a Gyoseishoshi, Immigration Lawyer/Attorney at Administrative Procedures, appointed under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in Japan. She is also a nation-certified career consultant.

Major fields of practice are visa/naturalization application, company setup/business consultation, business license application, and wills/estate planning.  She also provides services related to international estate succession for disposition of a deceased’s estate either in, or outside, of Japan. She is dedicated to maintaining smooth and effective communications with her clients, and to help them achieve their goals. Having lived overseas (US, Malaysia and Singapore) for total of seven years, Sanae knows how it feels to be away from home and is aware of the many challenges one can face when living in a different country. Because of that experience, she greatly enjoys helping non-Japanese to achieve their objectives in Japan.

Before registering as a Gyoseishoshi, Sanae worked in a variety of fields including translation, sales, rule wiring for machine translation software, and retail. She also worked as a freelance translator after spending three years as an in-house translator at a large company that manufactures multi-function printers and digital cameras. Her area of expertise includes technical and legal documents. In Singapore Sanae worked as a regional sales manager in SE Asia for a manufacturer of precision rubber parts used for printers and fax machines.

Born and raised up in Kyoto, Sanae graduated from Kansai University of Foreign Studies (Kansai Gaidai University) in Osaka. During her studies she spent one year at Eastern Washington University (WA, USA) as an exchange student.

Sanae is is a member of the following organizations:
Kanagawa Gyoseishoshi Lawyers Association
Yokohama Chamber of Commerce
The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, vice-chair of the Tourism Industries Committee