Minako Wakabayashi > Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
IZUMI GARDEN TOWER, 28TH FLOOR
1-6-1 ROPPONGI, MINATO-KU
TOKYO 106-6028
Japan

Work Department

Energy and Infrastructure

Position

Partner

Career

Minako Wakabayashi has significant experience advising international and domestic sponsors and developers on complex and innovative projects. She was called upon by the Japanese government in structuring the renewable Feed-in-Tariff scheme in Japan and prepared the government’s model contracts for specific contracts (power purchase contract/interconnection contract), which are a key component of the Feed-in-Tariff scheme in Japan.

Languages

Japanese
English

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Projects and energy: International firms and joint ventures

(Next Generation Partners: Bengoshi)

Minako WakabayashiOrrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Highly rated for its track record in energy-related project financing’, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP boasts a strong reputation in Japan for its expertise in renewable energy projects. Led by Yoichi Katayama, the group often advises on transactions involving large-scale offshore wind farms and solar power plants. Katayama, who is qualified in New York, has significant experience handling renewable power project financing for key clients. Other key names include Minako Wakabayashi, who focuses on inbound transactions for multinational developers and sponsors, and financing expert Yuko Inui.