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齋藤 崇
齋藤 崇

Takashi SAITO

  • Partner
  • Tokyo
  • "He has a high level of knowledge in the finance industry and he provides accurate advice for consultations on various structures."

    Chambers, Banking & Finance: Domestic (Asia-Pacific 2023)

Takashi is a partner in our Finance practice handling various types of financing transactions, with a special emphasis on acquisition finance. Takashi is devoted to resolving clients’ financial issues by integrating his wide range of knowledge and experience.

Takashi is a seasoned finance lawyer with experience in various types of financing transactions, including acquisition finance/private equity, venture finance, securitization, real estate finance and asset management, having particular strength in crosscutting financial transactions. By integrating his abundant and wide ranging knowledge and experience, he regularly provides multilateral advice to domestic and international financial institutions, mezzanine investors, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds and asset management companies. In the field of acquisition finance, where Takashi enjoys an impressive reputation according to Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR, as a core member of our acquisition finance practice, he has advised our clients in a large number of acquisition financing transactions such as LBO/MBO. His strength has been especially demonstrated in transactions having novel and complex structures. Takashi also has a wide ranging of experience in the field of venture finance. Representing one of the largest Japanese venture capital funds, he has advised on venture capital investments in more than 200 startups around the world including Japan, US, UK, Singapore, Canada, Israel, India, Netherlands and South Korea.

Awards & Rankings





University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (LL.M.)
Waseda University (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Lecturer, The University of Tokyo