Michael Haworth's practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, often involving cross-border investments between the US, Asia or other jurisdictions. He advises a range of real estate investors, lenders and other market participants on real estate investment matters globally, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and financings, both as borrower and lender. Drawing upon over ten years' experience as a lawyer in Tokyo and Hong Kong, Michael has experience in helping first time investors navigate cultural, legal and market differences in cross-border Asia/US real estate transactions. Michael's clients include representatives of regional and international investment funds, asset managers, developers, banks, life insurance companies, family offices and other owners and operators of commercial real estate.