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Nishimura & Asahi


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What the team is known for

Nishimura & Asahi has a recognised team comprising bengoshi and foreign registered lawyers, well placed to assist major domestic clients with projects in Japan and overseas. Mandated to act on EPC, supply and installation, and design and build contracts, in addition to representing clients in disputes arising out of energy, transport infrastructure and real estate projects. Its key clients include Marubeni Corporation, Penta-Ocean Construction, and PT Nippon Shokubai Indonesia.


One client reports that the team provides "an excellent service," while another comments that "the lawyers in the firm always return their opinions very quickly, and each lawyer is very familiar with, and has enough experience in, each specialised field."

"Nishimura & Asahi has long been one of the largest and most respected law firms in Japan in a variety of areas. It is crucial for us to consult with a well-renowned and trustworthy lawyer before making any major business decisions, and the attorneys at N&A are well suited for that purpose," remarks one satisfied client.

Work highlights

Nisimura & Asahi represented Marubeni Corporation in establishing a series of paper manufacturing plants in Vietnam, including preparing all EPC contracts for Marubeni's EPC contractors.

Notable practitioners

Shintaro Uno is a key contact for clients.

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Nishimura & Asahi provides wide-ranging legal advice on construction and infrastructure projects involving contentious and non-contentious matters in Japan and across Asia. We advise on high-speed railways, mining & water supply facilities, rapid transit, high-rises, manufacturing & power plants, reclamation projects, and civil works. We have abundant experience with standard contract forms such as FIDIC (MDB version, 1999 and 2017 Redbook, Yellowbook, and Silverbook), JCT Design & Build, ENAA, Minkan Rengo, and the Design & Build Contract of the Japan Federation of Construction Contractors.

Our achievements and experience in this area are unparalleled among Japanese law firms. We are one of only a few such firms with extensive experience handling both domestic and cross-border projects. We possess extensive experience advising clients on EPC and Turnkey projects across Asia, utilizing our network of Asian branches and relationships with local firms.


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