Our clients from many different sectors are engaged in real-estate transactions in many different ways: acquisition of real estate by financial institutions, funds, service companies for investment purposes; acquisition or lease of real estate for use as an office; or acquisition or lease of real estate for use for their business itself including hotel and logistics businesses. The forms of acquisition and lease also may vary a great deal, such as acquisition or exchange of real estate itself, acquisition of beneficial interests by setting up a trust or securitization.

Our Tokyo office, with years of experience in domestic and overseas real estate transactions provides sellers and buyers of real estate, construction companies, investors, lessors and lessees and others with comprehensive 'one-stop' legal services such as structuring, due diligence, regulatory matters including approvals and licenses, contract negotiations, and strategic and consistent advice pertaining to litigation. In order to provide comprehensive 'one-stop' services, our real estate group also works in close collaboration with our other practice groups including the corporate, employment, litigation and regulatory, and tax practice groups.

The lawyers of our Tokyo office represent various players in real estate transactions and have sufficient business knowledge of the real-estate industry overall as well as legal experience, which enables us to provide multi-faceted advice to our clients.