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Real Estate

Experts with extensive experience provide first-rate, proactive legal support for various real estate transactions and projects, finance transactions involving real estate, and disputes relating to real estate, tailored to the needs of the client.

We provide advice tailored to our clients' needs on all types of real estate transactions and projects, including sale and purchase, investment, development, leasing, and management, with respect to various asset types. The full range of services we offer include structuring advice, negotiations with transaction parties, documentation, deal management, and closing support. Our sophisticated and specialized expertise covers real estate-related laws and regulations, as well as, in the context of real estate investment and finance transactions, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and other finance-related laws and regulations. We fully utilize our extensive experience in advising on development and construction projects, and also have an outstanding track record in advising on investments in domestic real estate by international investors, foreign governments, and other foreign entities. In collaboration with our overseas offices, we provide legal support to clients on their cross-border investments in overseas real estate. Further, we provide specialized legal and practical services on real estate finance transactions (based on both the value of, and the cash flow from, the investment properties), as well as other types of transactions and projects involving real estate. Backed by our breadth of experience, we also handle a broad range of litigation and other disputes relating to real estate.

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Awards & Rankings

  • Nishimura & Asahi has a high-profile team regularly engaged by international and domestic institutions in large-scale acquisitions and developments of prime property. Continues to act on financings and various transactions on behalf of REITs. Regularly advises Japanese real estate companies on transactions across North and South-East Asia. Experienced in acting as the arranger's counsel on big-ticket real estate acquisitions and also assists foreign investors with their real estate acquisitions in Japan.

    Chambers, Real Estate - Japan (Asia-Pacific 2022)
  • Clients praise the team's "excellent performance," and appreciate its ability to be "very rational during negotiations.

    Chambers, Real Estate - Japan (Asia-Pacific 2022)
  • Nishimura & Asahi is an outstanding firm with wide experience of real estate and finance. Their solutions are varied and very innovative to meet client needs.

    Chambers, Real Estate - Japan (Asia-Pacific 2022)

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