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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Otemachi Park Building
1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 107-0051


Capital Markets, Finance and Financial Institutions, Real Estate, Corporate, M&A, Energy and Natural Resources


Admitted in Japan (1997), New York (2002).


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English


Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association (Japan), 1997.


University of Tokyo (LLB, 1995); The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan; graduate study, University of Virginia School of Law (LLM, 2002).

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Real estate and construction: Independent local firms

(Hall of Fame)

Minoru KobayashiAnderson Mori & Tomotsune

Japan > Banking and finance: Independent local firms

The broad practice of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune handles the spectrum of financing and lending transactions, ranging from conventional bank lending to syndicated structured financings and regulatory advice. The firm advises across all stages of the financing lifecycle for leading investment and commercial banks, private equity funds, corporations, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies. As well as expertise in regulatory advice, particular specialisms include the enforcement of remedies, asset finance, and factoring. A stand out feature of the practice is the strength in depth of the 50 partner team, and notable names are structured finance expert Hiroaki Takahashi , who handles project finance, private finance initiatives and financial transactions; corporate transactions specialist Minoru Kobayashi and Norifumi Takeuchi, whose fortes are financial transactions and M&A deals.