Masahito Saeki


Masahito Saeki

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Masahito Saeki:Awards

MHM lawyers selected in "Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2023"
Top rankings received from asialaw 2023-24
MHM lawyers selected in "Who's Who Legal: Real Estate 2023"

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Masahito Saeki:News

Comments by Masahito Saeki were featured in a NIKKEI REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT article titled "Aftermath of Corona Virus. Who bears the risk for the rent reduction. Owners are troubled against request from tenants." published on June 20, 2020
Firm News
Eleven new partners and twelve new counsels
Firm News
Six new partners and three of counsels

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Masahito Saeki:Legal Topics

Masahito Saeki:Newsletters

Towards J-REITs’ Acquisition of Overseas Real Property DownloadPDF

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Masahito Saeki:Seminars

Feb. 11, 2020External Seminars
"Investing in Japan’s Hospitality Business – What you need to know"

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Masahito Saeki:Publications

"M&A Rules in Emerging Asian Countries - Fourth edition"
Magazine Article
“Disclosure of J-REIT -compared with foreign REITs with a focus on S-REIT-”
Magazine Article
"Asian Real Estate Development - Overview of Exit Options for Real Estate Projects and Points to Consider Regarding Exit to REITs and S-REITs in Various Countries from Legal and Tax Perspectives"

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Masahito Saeki:Research Reports

Masahito Saeki:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2004)
  • Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., 2011)
  • with Allen & Gledhill, Singapore (2011)

Major Activities

  • Lecturer at Yokohama College of Commerce (Tourism laws) (2021-)

Practice Group

  • REIT
  • Structured Finance
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • Asia Practice
  • Tourism
  • ESG and SDGs
  • Corporate Finance/Capital Markets

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2005; New York, 2012
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association