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伊藤 真弥
伊藤 真弥

Maya ITO

  • Partner
  • Tokyo
  • Maya Ito, a partner at Nishimura & Asahi, is praised by Guy Lachmann, senior partner and chair of Japan practice group at international law firm Pearl Cohen in Tel Aviv. “Maya is highly professional, responsive, motivated, an excellent fit to lead a non-Japanese client in doing business in Japan, or with Japanese businessmen,” says Lachman.


Maya Ito is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi. She has extensive expertise in cross-border project financing for various natural resources, power projects, and other infrastructure projects. Her experience also extends to areas such as compliance, cross-border financial transactions, cross-border corporate transactions, and other general corporate matters.

Maya has extensive experience advising international investors on cross-border renewable energy projects, as well as advising both borrowers and lenders on financing for renewable energy projects in Japan. She previously worked in the cross-border project finance team of a Japanese megabank, handling matters relating to natural resources, power and energy, and infrastructure. Maya has also provided banks, financial institutions, and other corporate clients, most of which operate their businesses globally, with compliance and regulatory advice, as well as advice on a variety of governance matters. She is actively involved in D&I projects aimed at promoting the active participation of women, and has organized numerous D&I seminars and other similar events for corporations. She is also actively involved in Climate Change related projects and has organized Climate Change seminars and events.

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Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.)
Keio University, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Outside Executive Director, Net One Systems Co.,Ltd. 
Outside Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee), OPTIMUS Group Co., Ltd. 
Lecturer, SME University of Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN 
Lecturer, Surugadai University Law School