At the end of 2019, Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan, secretly left Japan and arrived in Lebanon while on bail. On the 16th, Japanese lawyer Ichiro Nakamoto, who had previously served as Mr. Goene’s defence lawyer, announced that he would no longer defend Mr. Goen. In the morning, Ichiro Hirohito said in an interview that he would resign as Goin’s defense lawyer from the 16th, according to japan’s Broadcasting Association television.
Also resigning was Japanese lawyer Yoshihiko Takano, who was part of Mr. Goon’s defence team. Reported that the two people have submitted their resignations to the Tokyo District Court. In the future, Mr. Ghosn’s defense work in Japan will be taken over by three japanese lawyers, including Mr. Kawazuboshi.
On the other hand, the Tokyo District Court on the same day on the Ghosn case of the pre-trial arrangements. The court held that The possibility of Mr. Ghosn’s voluntary return to Japan was slim and that the current public trial of Mr. Ghosn would only be stalled.
In November 2018, Ghosn was arrested for economic problems. In February 2019, Ichiro Hirohito became Goehn’s defense attorney and, a month later, he was released from the Tokyo Detention Center on bail. However, Mr Ghosn secretly left Japan at the end of 2019 and said he did not trust the country’s judicial process. In response, Ichiro Hirohito said he had no idea and was shocked by Mr Ghosn’s departure.