Masahiro is the Managing Partner of Morrison & Foerster Law Offices. He advises clients on a range of matters in various sectors, including:
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.
Masahiro is a bengoshi registered in Japan and graduated from the Legal Training and Research Institute of Japan in 1996.Show More
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021
The Best Lawyers in Japan (Recognized since 2009)