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Katsuyuki Aoki

Katsuyuki Aoki

Associate
Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)

Biography

Katsuyuki Aoki is a member of the Firm's Real Estate group in Tokyo. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked at a major domestic law firm specializing in real estate transactions.

Practice Focus

Katsuyuki's practice focuses mainly on development, liquidation/securitization and real estate transactions involving residences, commercial facilities, hotels and logistics facilities. He assists Japanese and foreign companies with documentation and negotiation and provides legal advice.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented Japanese and non-Japanese funds and asset management companies in various real estate development, liquidation/securitization and real estate transactions involving residences, commercial facilities, hotels and logistics facilities using GK-TK, TMK and real estate specified joint enterprise structures.
  • Advised Japanese real estate companies on crowd funding projects in connection with the Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise Act.
  • Advised Japanese asset management companies with respect to private REIT management and general legal advice.
  • Represented a major non-Japanese company with respect to a dispute over the termination of a building lease agreement.
  • Represented a Japanese company with respect to a dispute over allocation of costs related to the disposal of a buried object.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association - Member

Admissions

  • Japan (2014)

Education

  • Chuo University (JD) (2013)
  • Keio University (Bachelor of Law) (2010)
  • Keio University (Bachelor of Economics) (2008)

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese
Co-author, "International Fintech Guide," Multilaw, December 2017