Naoki Ueyama

Partner, Withers Bengoshi Houjin**

*Withers Bengoshi Houjin is organised as a local partnership, under the Japanese Civil Code, whose partners are only Japanese qualified lawyers (bengoshi) and non-Japanese lawyers (attorneys-at-law admitted in California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii and New York) who are registered foreign lawyers in Japan (gaikokuho jimu bengoshi). Naoki Ueyama is from Withers Bengoshi Houjin.

Naoki Ueyama is a partner in the real estate team of the Tokyo office.

He has extensive experience in advising on transactions related to real estate, real estate finance, structured finance and acquisition finance. He often acts as lead counsel for Japanese and international investors and financial institutions in real estate investments. He is experienced in acting as legal counsel for leading investment funds as well as leading financial institutions.


A sincere thank you for all of the hard work in getting the deal over the line. It was a real pleasure working with you and we look forward to many more.



Represented foreign investors in making investment in real properties (including non-performing mortgage loan portfolios and hotel acquisitions) and its finance through "GK-TK"(a-silent partnership agreement (tokumei kumiai keiyaku)) scheme and "TMK"(a special purpose company (tokutei mokuteki kaisha)) scheme.

Represented Japanese and international financial institutions in making non-recourse securitizable loans secured by real properties and non-performing mortgage loan portfolios in Japan.

Represented Japanese banks in making acquisition finance, including MBO/LBO finance and share acquisition finance.

New York State Bar, 1993

First Tokyo Bar, 1999

Japan Federation of Bar, 1999



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