Akira is an Associate (Foreign Qualified) in the Assets and Structured Finance group, based in London.
Akira is a licensed Japanese lawyer (Bengoshi) and focusses primarily on asset finance transactions with a particular focus on shipping and aviation sectors.
Prior to joining WFW, Akira worked in a leading Japanese law firm for 8 years, including secondment to the London office of a US law firm, where he had a broad range of experience in energy, finance and real estate transactions.
- 2021 · King’s College London, LL.M. in International Business Law
- 2013 · Kyoto University, Graduate School of Law, J.D.
- 2011 · Kyoto University, Faculty of Law
memberships and associations
- Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association