Sanno Park Tower 12F (Reception) and 14F,
11-1, Nagatacho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 100-6114, Japan

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line: G06 Tameike-sanno Station, Exit 7 (directly accessible through the second basement)

Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line: N06 Tameike-sanno Station, Exit 7 (directly accessible through the second basement)

Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line: C07 Kokkai-gijido-mae Station, Exit 5 (3 minutes’ walk)

Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line: M14 Kokkai-gijido-mae Station, Exit 5 (10 minutes’ walk through Chiyoda Line platform)

Partners

Kohtaro Tamura

Kohtaro Tamura

TEL +81-3-5511-3220 / FAX +81-3-5511-3258

Languages
Japanese、English
Bar Association
Japan (1983)

Background

1981
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
1983
Admitted in Japan (Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association)
1990
Visiting Attorney at Morrison Foerster’s Los Angeles office (one year)

Chairman of the Real Estate Investment Market Policy Committee, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Technical advisor of the advisory body regarding Real Estate Securitization Model Projects Utilizing the Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise, Japan Real Estate Institute

Advisor of the Consultation Desk for the Structure Regarding the Real Estate Securitization including the Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise, Japan Economic Research Institute

Chairman of the Review Committee Regarding Guidelines on Utilization of Healthcare REITs investing in Hospitals, etc., Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Chairman of the Review Committee Regarding Guidelines on Utilization of Healthcare REITs investing in Homes for Seniors, etc., Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Member of the Experts Conference Regarding Real Estate and Infrastructure Investment Market Activation Measures, Cabinet Office

Chairman of the working group on Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise Act, ARES

Chairman of the Committee on Real Estate Investment Market Strategy, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Chairman of the Study Group on Growth of J-REIT Market, ARES

Member of the Forum for Establishment of Real Estate Investment Market Trusted by Investors, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Chairman of the Review Committee Regarding Establishment and Management of Real Estate Market Stabilization Fund, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Member of the Workshop on Real Estate Transactions and Trust Laws, Real Estate Transaction Improvement Organization

Chairman of the Investigative Commission for Preparation of Real Estate Investment Index, The Land Institute of Japan, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and Tourism

Chairman of the Investigative Commission for Improvement of Real Estate Investment Market, Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Construction

Awards

Selected in the Real Estate Law practice area in The Best LawyersTM in Japan 2022 (April 2021)

A “Hall of Fame” member in the Real Estate and Construction practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 (January 2021)

A “leading individual” in the Real Estate and Construction practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 (January 2020)

Band 1 in the “Real Estate: Bengoshi” practice area in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020 (December 2019)

Lawyer of the Year in the Real Estate practice area, in The Best LawyersTM in Japan 2020 (April 2019)

Leading individual in the Real Estate and Construction practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 (January 2019)

Band 1 in the “Real Estate: Bengoshi” practice area in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019 (November 2018)

Star Individual in the “Real Estate: Bengoshi” practice area in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 (December 2017)

Leading individual in the “Real estate and construction” practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 (November 2017)

Star Individual in the “Real Estate: Domestic” practice area in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 (January 2017)

Leading individual in the Real Estate practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 (November 2016)

Leading individual in the Real Estate practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 (November 2015)

Leading individual in the Real Estate practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 (November 2014)

Eminent Practitioner in the “Real Estate: Domestic Firms” practice area in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014 (March 2014)

Leading individual in the Real Estate practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014 (November 2013)

Recommended lawyer in the Structured Finance / Securitisation practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014 (November 2013)

Star Individual in the “Real Estate: Domestic” practice area in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013 (March 2013)

Leading individual in the Real Estate practice area in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013 (November 2012)

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Publications

“Practical measures for the Amended Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise Act – in Real Estate Securitization Business” (Taisei Publishing Co., Ltd., 2014)

“Introduction to the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act for Real Estate Business” (BMJ, 2006)

“Business Practice: Real Estate Securitization” (under joint authorship, Shoji-home, 2003)

“Outline of Japanese REIT and Disclosure” (NBL, Commercial Law Center, Inc., 2001 and 2002)

“Legal Practice of Real Estate Securitization” (Sigma Base Capital, 2000)

“Commentary on Latest SPC Law for Real Estate Securitization” (Taisei Publishing Co. Ltd., 2000)

“Practice of Real Estate Syndication” (Editor, Chuo Keizai-Sha, Inc., 1997)

“Basic Law on Real Estate Securitization” (Keiso Shobo, 1994)

Lectures Given

“2017 Amendment to the Act on Specified Joint Real Estate Ventures and New Model General Conditions” (The Association for Real Estate Securitization, February 2, 2018)

“The Amended Act on Specified Joint Real Estate Ventures Will Be Enforced on December 1 – Are Small Specified Joint Real Estate Ventures and Crowdfunding Promising?” (SATAS REAL ESTATE FORUM, November 28, 2017)

“The Scenario Drawn up by the Government for the Growth of Real Estate Investment Business” (SOGO UNICOM Co., ltd., October 25, 2017)

“New Financing Method for Enhancement of Business to Operate Facilities for the Aged – Present Status of Business Evaluation by Operators and Practical Case of REIT, and Future Prospects” (the Financial Services Agency, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. and the Association for Real Estate Securitization; May 16, 2014)

“Outline of the amendment of Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise Act and model contract” (Real Estate Sustainability & Energy-Efficiency Diffusion, March 12, 2014)

“Key Points of the amendment of Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise Act (the “Act”) and study on method of utilization” (SOGO UNICOM Co., ltd., March 10, 2014)

“Outline of the amendment of Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise Act and model contract.” (The Association for Real Estate Securitization, December 20, 2013)

“Grand design of real estate investment market (Exchange of views and briefing on the ‘Committee on Real Estate Investment Market Strategy’)” (The Association for Real Estate Securitization, February 1, 2011)

“Projected real estate investment business and market for 2011! –Utilize the effect of BOJ’s purchase of J-REIT! Impact of the review of the Grand Design!!–” (Real Estate Economic Institute Co., LTD., January 27, 2011)

“Latest Trend and Legal Practices toward Reconstruction and Reorganization of Real Estate Funds: Role and Expectation of ‘Real Estate Market Stabilization Fund’ in Joint Operation by Public and Private Sectors” (September 25, 2009)

“Enforcement of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and Real Estate Business” (Real Estate Transaction Improvement Organization, January 24, 2008)

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