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Partner

Takao Higuchi

Takao Higuchi

Admitted to bar

1989, Japan

Languages

Japanese and English

Contact

Contact this Lawyer

TEL : +81-3-6889-7136
FAX : +81-3-6889-8136

Practice Areas

General Corporate, Banking, Project Finance, Restructuring/Insolvency, Asia

Biography

Takao Higuchi is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. Mr. Higuchi graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo in 1987 and with an LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 1995. He was admitted to practice law in Japan in 1989. He worked at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York (1995-1996) and Linklaters & Paines in London (1996-1997) as a visiting attorney.

He specializes in banking, energy, infrastructure and other projects (including PFIs and PPPs) and project finance.

Education/Professional Experience

1987

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

1989-

Nagashima & Ohno (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

1995

Columbia Law School (LL.M.)

1995-1996

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York

1996-1997

Linklaters & Paines (currently Linklaters), London

2001-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Seminars

April 8, 2017

Seminars

FITs and starts: Recent trends in renewable energy generation in the Asia Pacific

August 7, 2010

Seminars

Project Finance in Asia: What's Hot and Why

October 19, 2007

Seminars

BOT Projects in Japan For Non-Japanese Investors

Publications

October, 2018

Books

"Natural Resource and PPP Infrastructure Projects and Project Finance -Business Theories and Taxonomies"

Springer Nature

July, 2013

Articles

The newly introduced FIT system in Japan

Privatisation & Public Private Partnership Review 2013/14 (Euromoney Yearbooks)

October, 2008

Articles

Project finance needs know-how

The 2008 Guide to Energy and Project Finance (Supplement to International Financial Law Review, September 2008)

June, 2008

Articles

Japanese PFI/PPI update

Privatisation & Public Private Partnership REVIEW 2008/09 (Euromoney Yearbooks)

April, 2006

Articles

Legal Issues of Project Finance in Japan

Japan Business Law Review Vol.1, No.1, April 2006

June, 2005

Articles

PFI and quasi-PFI in Japan

Privatisation & Public Private Partnership Review 2005/2006 (Euromoney Yearbooks)

April, 2005

Articles

Current and future market situation for power and water businesses in Japan

International Power & Utilities Finance Review 2005/2006 (Euromoney Yearbooks)

Topics

April 4, 2019

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2020 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

January 17, 2019

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019

November 30, 2018

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

November 7, 2018

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2019

May 31, 2018

Awards

High evaluation received in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018

April 6, 2018

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2019 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

December 11, 2017

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018

November 30, 2017

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

October 13, 2017

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

July 31, 2017

Awards

High evaluation received in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017