Kei Shirakawa


Kei Shirakawa

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Work Highlights

  • Acquisition of business of BIGMOTOR Co., Ltd. and its subsidiaries by JKH Co., Ltd. established by ITOCHU Corporation, ITOCHU ENEX CO., LTD. and a fund managed by J-Will Partners Co., Ltd. through company split (May 2024)

Kei Shirakawa:Awards

The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2025 edition)
Top rankings received from The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024
Top rankings received from IFLR1000 2023

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Kei Shirakawa:News

Public Service
Kei Shirakawa becomes a lecturer at the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (Civil Law)
Firm News
Ten new partners and seven new counsels
Firm News
19 new lawyers joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Kei Shirakawa:Legal Topics

Kei Shirakawa:Newsletters

"Interim Summary Report" (chuukan torimatome) to introduce Hydrogen and Ammonia DownloadPDF

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Kei Shirakawa:Publications

"Practical Guide to Contracts for Power Plant Projects [2nd ed.]"
”Comprehensive Analysis of M&A Laws of Japan, 2nd edition”
"Getting the Deal Through – Public Private Partnerships 2023 - Japan Chapter"

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Kei Shirakawa:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2007)
  • The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D., 2009)
  • Seconded to Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (Investment Banking Division) (2014-2015)
  • Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2016)
  • with Sidley Austin LLP (New York) (2016-)

Major Activities

  • Project Researcher of National Institute of Informatics (2009)
  • Lecturer at the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (Civil Law) (2024-)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2010; New York, 2019
Daini Tokyo Bar Association