Nishimura & Asahi

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy

Band 3VietnamAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Particularly active for Japanese clients investing in the Vietnamese real estate sector. Regularly involved in joint ventures and acquisitions regarding commercial and residential properties, as well as office lease agreements. Counts local and Japanese developers and construction companies among its clientele.


Clients say the team is "dedicated and has extensive knowledge about real estate."

Notable practitioners

Hikaru Oguchi and Kazuhide Ohya are key contacts for clients.

Department Information

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Nishimura & Asahi is one of Asia’s premier full-service law firms, covering all aspects of local and international business and corporate activity. In order to meet the growing demand for our services in and from Asia, we have undertaken a number of new initiatives to including establishing of cross-regional overseas offices, strengthening collaboration with leading local law firms, and the organization of integral teams, between overseas offices and the Tokyo head office.

With the opening of our Ho Chi Minh City office in 2010, we were the first Japanese law firm to open an office in Vietnam. Shortly after, in 2010, we opened our Hanoi office.  Since the establishment of our Vietnam offices, we have been involved in a wide range of matters and industries in Vietnam, including infrastructure, oil & gas, urban development/real estate, corporate finance, project finance, M&A, new business entry, joint venture, labor matters, environmental matters, crisis management, dispute resolution.

We provide a full range of real estate services to some of the notable foreign companies operating in Vietnam. Recent publishable work highlights include:

  • Advised Tokyu Corporation, together with Becamex IDC Corp., in their urban development in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam, a project worth approximately 1 billion US dollars.
  • Advised Pacific Petroleum Import Export Trading Joint Stock Company and its founder and key shareholder on the transfer of 51% of the company’s LPG business to Air Water Inc.


Bang, Vu Le

Hirosawa, Taro

Loc, Ha Hoang

Oguchi, Hikaru

Ohya, Kazuhide


Real Estate

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy Department

Nishimura & Asahi

Department location

Room 903 Sun Wah Tower

115 Nguyen Hue, District 1

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City


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