Toshihiko Tsuchiya


Toshi Tsuchiya is a partner in the real estate team.

His practice focuses on the securitization and liquidation of real estate assets, including the utilization of the TMK structure in development projects.

His experience covers not only real estate assets, but also receivables and claimable assets.

Toshi has also been involved in a wide range of international and domestic business transactions including mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters, international litigation and international arbitration.

Before joining Withers, Toshi was a partner at an international law firm in Tokyo.

Secretary Risa Itabashi

Track record




Represented Morgan Stanley in the bulk sales and securitization of office buildings and warehousing facilities, repackaging of beneficial interests involving multiple portfolios and formation of asset management companies through JVs.

Represented LaSalle Investment Management in the securitization of logistic centers, shopping centers and hotels and providing legal advice relating to asset management services for retail facilities.

Securitization of 200 billion yen in consumer credit receivables funded by the issuance of bonds underwritten by foreign private investors.

New York


‘Understanding the "new normal" in the Hong Kong and Japan’s commercial real estate market’, Dec 2021, co-author

‘Japan Real Estate’, The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide – January 2018

Tokyo Bar Association

New York State Bar Association



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