Hogan Lovells Partners with the Japan Riding Association for the Disabled

Press releases | 03 December 2019

Tokyo, 3 December 2019 – The Tokyo office of global law firm Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Japan Riding Association for the Disabled (JRAD) in advance of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

In partnership with JRAD, Hogan Lovells Tokyo is committed to raising awareness in Japan of people with disabilities and the need for more inclusion of the disabled in sport. The firm’s sponsorship will provide para equestrian athletes with additional support as they pursue their sport.

On 19 October the inaugural Hogan Lovells Cup was presented at the Tokyo Equestrian Tournament CDI Gotemba /CPEDI 2019, an event accredited by the world governing body of equestrian sports and involving Judges from a number of overseas countries. This high profile 3 day event in the Japanese equestrian calendar is used as part of the selection process for the Japanese Paralympic Equestrian team. Lloyd Parker, Hogan Lovells Tokyo Office Managing Partner, attended the tournament and was impressed: “The skill, dedication, and perseverance shown by these tremendous competitors is truly inspiring and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to support their efforts.”

Hogan Lovells Tokyo is honored to support JRAD and the impressive para equestrian athletes it serves and will continue to take a public position alongside disabled athletes across Japan.