Ms Mihoko Shima > Atsumi & Sakai > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Atsumi & Sakai
FUKOKU SEIMEI BUILDING
2-2-2 UCHISAIWAICHO
CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO 100-0011
Japan

Position

Partner

Career

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (New York)(2008-2009)
Nishimura & Asahi(2009-2019)

Languages

Japanese and English

Education

The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1999)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2008)

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Real estate and construction: Independent local firms

The ‘very precise and efficientAtsumi & Sakai is known for its commercial and lending side expertise, as well as specialising in cross-border and hospitality-related real estate transactions. The practice is co-led by Russell Kawahara, Shuji Koyama, Makoto Fujii, Eiichiro Hata, Miho Niunoya, and Yuko Nihonmatsu. Also notable in the practice is Takafumi Uematsu, who represents asset managers and investment funds on real estate investments, with a focus on cross-border transactions. The team was strengthened in 2019 by the arrival of Hiroshi Maeda and Mihoko Shima, who joined from Nishimura & Asahi.

Japan > Corporate and M&A: Independent local firms

Atsumi & Sakai provides a multidisciplinary team with international expertise, specialising in domestic, inbound, and outbound M&A transactions. The practice covers a range of industry sectors, including financial services, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and real estate. The team is co-led by Shintaro Hamasu, who advises on complex M&A transactions and regulatory compliance; expert in cross-border M&A transactions Masayuki Matsuura; Eiichiro Hata, who is experienced in documentation, due diligence, and advising on regulatory issues; business restructuring specialist Takasuke Mizukami; and New York-qualified attorney Go Hashimoto, who is a registered foreign attorney in Japan and is known for venture capital investments and M&A involving privately-held corporations. Also notable is Mihoko Shima, who joined from Nishimura & Asahi 2019.