Shortlisted for “Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia Pacific”: FT Innovative Lawyers Asia-Pacific Awards 2023
Nishimura & Asahi has been shortlisted for the FT Innovative Lawyers Asia-Pacific Awards 2023, presented by The Financial Times and its research partner, RSGi Limited.
Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia-Pacific
Nishimura & Asahi
Innovative Individual Practitioners
Innovation in Responsible Business
Innovating law firm culture to advance social sustainability
Most Innovative Lawyers in Sustainability
112MW Ishikari Offshore Wind Project, a large-scale combined offshore wind and power storage project off Ishikari Bay in Hokkaido, Japan
Tomohiro Sato, Daiki Akashika
Most Innovative Lawyers in Transforming Industries
Agri-Food Practice Group: Pioneering legal strategies to support sustainability and innovation in food and agriculture
Yasunari Sugiyama, Taro Hirosawa
The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in Singapore on May 4, 2023.
Tomohiro regularly serves as legal counsel to major financial institutions, trading companies, and energy companies on various projects and project finance transactions. His extensive experience with domestic projects covers a wide variety of sectors including renewable energy, IPP, grid connections, airports, water, and social infrastructure. He also has broad experience with international project financing transactions, including financing for LNG projects, mining projects, and refineries. Tomohiro is recognized as a leading project finance lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal. He was also named “Energy and Infrastructure Lawyer of the Year” at The Asia Legal Awards 2021.