Kaynex Law Offices


Aya Kurahashi


Contact Information

  • +81 3 6777-9223


Aya Kurahashi is a founding partner of Kaynex Law Offices who brings with her extensive experience gained from working at several leading international law firms.

She advises both international and Japanese domestic clients on a broad range of business transactions, including finance transactions.

Aya focuses on finance transactions and has extensive experience with the securitization of various assets, such as real estate and trade receivables, capital markets (including the first CMBS issued in Japan after the collapse of Lehman Brothers), cross-border acquisition finance, cross-border secured and unsecured financing, and restructuring. She has also provided legal advice on novel structures for unprecedented finance transactions on many occasions.

Professional Admissions

Japan (2005)

Professional Associations

Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association

Education and Professional Career

2001Keio University, Faculty of Law, LL.B.
2005 – 2008Paul Hastings Tokyo office
2008 – 2011Allen & Overy Tokyo office
2012 – 2015White & Case Tokyo office
2016 –Kaynex Law Offices


Japanese, English