Awards

Nishimura & Asahi has received the highest ranking (“Tier 1”) in all seven practice areas covered by the 2019 edition of IFLR1000 Japan. The Japan guide also recognized a number of our lawyers as leading lawyers in those areas. 

The 2019 edition of IFLR1000 Vietnam has selected Nishimura & Asahi as a Notable Firm for M&A. Client feedback about our Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi offices stated: “They were completely professional. They were very familiar with the local law and provided specific solutions for our tasks. Good team work with deep knowledge and experience in Vietnam”.

Jakarta-based Walalangi & Partners (in association with Nishimura & Asahi), has  been selected by the 2019 edition of IFLR100 Indonesia as a Notable Firm for Banking and for M&A, and Managing Partner Luky Walalangi is described as “Highly Regarded”.

Japan Firm Rankings (Tier 1 in all seven practice areas)
   Banking
   Capital markets: Debt
   Capital markets: Equity
   Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation
   M&A
   Project development
   Project finance

Japan Leading Lawyers

   Market leader
   Hiroshi Maeda (Banking, Energy and infrastructure, Project finance)

   Highly regarded
   Masaru Ono (Banking, Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation)
   Koichi Kusano (M&A)
   Katsu Sengoku (Banking)
   Masahiro Ueno (Banking)
   Kei Ito (Banking)
   Yo Ota (Capital markets, M&A)
   Tatsuya Tanigawa (M&A)
   Hajime Ueno (Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation)
   Nagahide Sato (Banking, Energy and infrastructure, Project finance)

   Rising star
   Kosuke Shibukawa (Banking, Capital markets: Structured finance and securitisation)

IFLR, a leading financial law publication affiliated with Euromoney, annually publishes the IFLR1000 as a global guide to law firms and lawyers.  The guide ranks firms in various practice areas, based on surveys and independent research.