Firm Profile > Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP > Tokyo, Japan

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
5F, FUERTE KOJIMACHI BUILDING
1-7-25 KOJIMACHI, CHIYODA
TOKYO 102-0083
Japan

Projects and energy: International firms and joint ventures Tier 2

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP's stellar client roster includes clients many Japanese corporates, trading houses, contractors, oil and gas players and financial institutions. The team is jointly led by office managing partner Anthony Raven and Simon Barrett and has significant expertise in the areas of renewable energy, petrochemicals, transport infrastructure, project finance and LNG. Also notable is the firm's work on disputes, regulatory and sanctions issues in the energy industry, on the UK Bribery Act and the US FCPA, on government investigations, issues around compliance, bribery and corruption, and crisis management.

Testimonials

‘Pillsbury sits at the top tier of global firms for projects and energy. Energy projects need quality lawyers with extensive experience. Anthony Raven is the ‘go-to’ lawyer for complex energy projects.’

‘Anthony Raven and Olivia Matsushita are both responsive, focused and understand the client’s business and industry.’

Key clients

Osaka Gas Co., Ltd

Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.

JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation

GS Energy Corporation

Sojitz Corporation

Kawasaki Heavy Industries

Mitsui & Co., Ltd and MOECO

First Solar

Chiyoda Corporation

IHI Corporation

Micron Technology, Inc.

Metal One Corporation

Forte Energy NL

MNG Gold Jersey Limited

Kajima Corporation

JGC Corporation

Real estate and construction: International firms and joint ventures Tier 2

The construction offering at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP  is spearheaded by finance practice head Simon Barrett and is particularly strong in the areas of power and petrochemical projects, transport infrastructure, and oil and gas including LNG. Office managing partner Anthony Raven co-heads the energy and infrastructure projects group with Barrett; he regularly advises on high-value project finance transactions as well as disputes, regulatory and sanctions issues in the energy sector. Also notable is Olivia Matsushita.

Testimonials

‘The team consists of various experts with excellent relationship. It makes the firm’s response times short and the quality of their input excellent.’

‘Pillsbury provides a real one-stop service with a comprehensive strategy on the issues as well as the advice on the methodology that is well-aligned with its strategy.’

‘Simon Barret has very wide and deep knowledge in this practice area and is a very diligent partner. Any in-house counsel would find it very easy to work with him.’

Key clients

The Government of Cyprus

Micron Technology, Inc.

Sojitz Corporation

Kawasaki Heavy Industries

Metal One Corporation

IHI Corporation

SoftBank Group Corp