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Kohei Okawa

Partner Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
+81 3 6889 7196

Kohei Okawa is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. His primary area of practice is restructuring and insolvency. He has abundant experience handling Japanese restructuring and insolvency proceedings.

With respect to in-court proceedings, Kohei has managed three corporate reorganisation proceedings and seven civil rehabilitation proceedings as deputy trustee or counsel, and many bankruptcy proceedings as trustee or deputy trustee. With respect to out-of-court proceedings, he has handled six out-of-court workouts as counsel or deputy supervisor. He has also managed a lot of distressed M&A cases on behalf of both sellers and buyers.

Kohei earned his LL B from Waseda University in 2002 and his LLM from Duke University School of Law in 2018. He is a member of the Japanese Association of Turnaround Professionals; the All-Japan Bankruptcy Lawyers’ Network; the Bankruptcy Law Division, Legal Studies Department, Tokyo Bar Association; and the Business Rehabilitation Research Organisation. He was Deputy Secretary-General of the Bankruptcy Law Division from April 2020 to March 2021.

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