Masahiro Shiga > Morrison Foerster > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Morrison Foerster
SHIN-MARUNOUCHI BUILDING, 29TH FLOOR
5-1, MARUNOUCHI 1-CHOME, CHIYODA-KU
TOKYO 100-6529
Japan

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner

Career

Masahiro is the Managing Partner of Morrison & Foerster Law Offices. He advises clients on a range of matters in various sectors, including real estate finance, fund formation and private equity, project finance for renewable energy projects, banking and financial institutions, workouts and restructurings, distressed acquisitions and financing, and real estate investment trusts. Over the past 20 years, Masahiro has advised on the purchase of more than ¥1.5 trillion ($16 billion) in Japanese real estate and represented lenders in more than ¥1 trillion ($1.1 billion) in issued bonds and securitized loans. He handles transactions across all major property types, including commercial, professional, industrial, and hospitality. Masahiro also represents major commercial lenders, investors, and investment banks in cross-border transactions. He has worked with leading banks, as well as with foreign borrowers and investors. He has advised private real estate firms and counseled some of the biggest sovereign wealth funds in Asia in their real estate transactions.

Languages

Japanese and English

Education

University of Tokyo, LL.B.

University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M.

Bar Admissions: Japan and New York