Banking & Finance: International Firms: Bengoshi (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Project finance, infrastructure PPP, PFI and acquisition finance (MBO/TOB/LBO), structured finance, finance with Export Credit Agencies (JBIC/NEXI), securitisation, real estate finance, limited recourse loans, NPL distressed loan transactions. Extensive experience representing Japanese and foreign banks, investment banks and other financial institutions, sponsors and originators.
Professional Memberships: Tokyo Bar Association (1988).
Career: Partner, Head of the Banking and Finance Practice Group; member of the firm's Asia Pacific Banking & Finance Steering Committee.
Publications: Broadly published in Asian finance publications.
Personal: Graduate: London University (LLM, 1992); Hitotsubashi University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (1986). Fluent in Japanese and English.