Kaynex Law Offices


Norifusa Hashimoto


Contact Information

  • +81 3 6777-3089


Norifusa Hashimoto is a founding partner of Kaynex Law Offices with a wealth of experience as a partner in several leading domestic law firms and international law firms.

He advises both international and Japanese domestic clients in finance, corporate matters and various strategic transactions and relationships.

He has extensive experience on a broad range of finance transactions, such as structured finance, securitization (including the first CMBS issued in Japan after the collapse of Lehman Brothers), capital markets transactions (including samurai bonds), banking transactions, and real estate transactions (including TK-GK, TMK and J-REIT). He also has extensive experience providing regulatory advice.

Independent recognition of his experience includes being ranked as a "Highly Regarded" lawyer for both Structured Finance and Securitization / Private Equity in Japan in the IFLR1000 survey for 2021 and also being recommended for both Banking and finance: Independent local firms / Capital Markets: Independent local firms in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 published by Legalease.

Professional Admissions

Japan (1988)

Professional Associations

Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Education and Professional Career

1983Waseda University, Political Science, LL.B.
1988 – 2000Aoki, Christensen & Nomoto
2000 – 2002Atsumi & Usui
2002 – 2007Paul Hastings Tokyo office
2008 – 2011Allen & Overy Tokyo office
2012 – 2015White & Case Tokyo office
2016 –Kaynex Law Offices


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