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'Tired' Ghosn recovers, as lawyers ready 'thorough' defense

Mar 07, 2019 - 1:18 PM

Top lawyer Junichiro Hironaka is light on details about Carlos Ghosn, who is freed on March 6 after more than 100 days in jail

CARLOS GHOSN. Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves his lawyers' offices after he was released earlier in the day from a detention centre after posting bail in Tokyo on March 6, 2019. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Ghosn lawyer hopes 'convincing' bail bid will secure release

Mar 04, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Carlos Ghosn's new lead defense lawyer, Junichiro Hironaka, says there is a 'realistic' chance of Ghosn eventually being found innocent of all charges

A NEW BAIL BID. Pedestrians look at a television screen showing a news program featuring former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn in Tokyo on December 21, 2018. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn makes fresh bail request

Feb 28, 2019 - 6:27 PM

It is the first bail request filed by the 64-year-old since he shook up his legal team as he crafts his defense to 3 charges of financial misconduct

BAIL REQUEST. This file photo taken on September 15, 2017 shows then-Renault-Nissan chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn gesturing as he addresses a press conference in Paris. File photo by Eric Piermont/AFP

Ghosn case a chance to 'mend' Japan's justice system – lawyer

Feb 21, 2019 - 10:42 AM

Junichiro Hironaka, Carlos Ghosn's new lawyer, says: 'Since it's turning out to be an international issue, I think it's an opportunity to mend the system to global standards'

TOP-CALIBER. Junichiro Hironaka, new lawyer of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, speaks with the media outside his office building in Tokyo on February 13, 2019. Photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP