Counsel Ai Kishimoto
Osaka Bar Association, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2001, Re-registered in 2019)
New York State Bar Association (2008)
Location ： Osaka Office
Ms. Ai Kishimoto has a broad experience in the area of domestic and cross-border M&As and various international transactions.
She has handled domestic and cross-border M&As representing domestic and foreign clients in broad range of industries including pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, energy, manufacturing, retail and financial institutions.
The types of M&As in which she has been involved cover joint ventures, capital and business alliances, mergers, asset or business acquisitions, share exchange, tender offers, management buyouts and restructuring etc.
She also has substantial experience in drafting and negotiating various types of contracts including joint venture agreements, capital and business alliance agreements, investment agreements, licensing agreements and distribution agreements etc. and providing legal advice thereon.
Education & Professional Experience
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP（NewYork Office）
Columbia University School of Law (LL.M)
Kyoto University (LL.B.)
- Amendment of the Companies Act by the Companies Act Working Group of the Legislative Council
- Corporate Legal System Reform
Japanese and English