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Asia-Pacific 2022
Japan Real Estate
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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Real Estate - Japan
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Clifford Chance offers comprehensive advice to domestic and global financial institutions, investment funds and corporates on various real estate issues. Proficient in acquisitions and property development projects for the hospitality sector. Advises on the formation of joint ventures, as well as financing and refinancing matters. Sought after by foreign multinationals and US-based investors to handle inbound real estate development matters. Its key clients include Partners Group, Allianz Real Estate, and AXA Real Estate Investment Managers.

Work Highlights

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  • Clifford Chance represented AXA Investment Managers in the USD368 million acquisition of the ESR Kuki Distribution Centre in Japan.

Notable Practitioners

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Eiichi Kanda
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Eiichi Kanda
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Band 1

Eiichi Kanda wins endorsements from market sources and clients alike for his roster of experience in real estate including investments, financings and development projects. One client appreciates that he "is responsive and tries to impute our concerns based on the questions we ask him, and tailors his advice accordingly." Another client notes: "Despite the tight schedule, he handles matters flexibly, which is extremely helpful. He considers our opinions and negotiates based on this, and his advice is highly rated."

Yoshiaki Shimizu
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Yoshiaki Shimizu
U
Up and Coming

Yoshiaki Shimizu is an active counsel in Clifford Chance's real estate division, advising foreign financial institutions, funds and developers on acquisitions, investments and real estate finance work. A client adds: "He has strong capability, and his client service is outstanding."

Ranked Lawyers at
Clifford Chance LLP

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Real Estate: Bengoshi

Eiichi Kanda
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Eiichi Kanda
1
Band 1
Yoshiaki Shimizu
U
Yoshiaki Shimizu
U
Up and Coming