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Takahiro Kawaguchi

Takahiro Kawaguchi is a partner in the firm's Finance practice. His practice focuses on asset finance (with an emphasis on aircraft, shipping, and real estate), mergers and acquisitions, banking and insolvency matters, with experience in strategic M&A, inbound M&A into Japan, cross-border reorganization, acquisition finance, and complex financial transactions.

Takahiro has represented a broad range of clients such as Japanese leasing companies, Japanese trading companies, Japanese and foreign banks, securities companies, and other financial institutions.

Takahiro was admitted to practice law in Japan in 2000 and joined the firm in 2010. Before he joined the firm, he spent a year at the London office of an international law firm in addition to his careers in Japan.

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a Recommended Lawyer for Banking and finance: International firms and joint ventures in Japan, 2024
  • Who's Who Legal: Japan - Aviation, 2020
  • Expert Guides - Aviation, 2020
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in Japan™ for Banking and Finance Law, 2020
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