Eiichi Kanda


Clifford Chance
Palace Building, 3rd floor
1-1, Marunouchi 1-chome
Tokyo 100-0005, Japan

Tel: +81 3663 26643

Email: eiichi.kanda@cliffordchance.com
Web: www.cliffordchance.com

Eiichi Kanda specialises in real estate including investment, finance, development, funds, asset management and securitisation. Eiichi also advises both borrowers and lenders on structured financing, joint ventures and cross-border alliances between foreign and Japanese entities.

Relevant Experience:
  • KIRKBI, the investment section of LEGO, on the development of a new LEGOLAND theme park in Nagoya, Japan, since 2014
  • Berjaya on its US$320 million (RM976 million) development of the Four Seasons Hotel in Kyoto
  • Westmont Japan Investments KK and its sponsor (a fund managed by a global alternative investment adviser) in their acquisition of a hotel in Osaka, Japan
  • The State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan in their acquisition of a retail building named Kirarito Ginza located in Tokyo, Japan through its SPV for approximately JPY 52.3 billion. This is the client’s first and a very high profile real property investment in Japan.
  • Republic of Indonesia on their first guaranteed and unguaranteed Samurai Bonds issued in Japan

Acting for the real estate industry’s leading players, we advise on the full range of real estate-related transactions.

With an integrated network of leading individuals, we have the commitment, resources and know-how to get your deals done, whatever and wherever they are.

Forward thinking and commercial in our approach, with a recognised ability to deliver complex deals, we handle the entire property ‘life-cycle’ from the initial acquisition, development, leasing, joint venturing and financing through to the final exit.

Our scale, geographical reach and seamless, coordinated approach means that we can support any real estate project. Click on the links below to learn more about the areas our multi-disciplinary team can assist you with:

We are one of the world’s pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across five continents.
As a single, fully integrated, global partnership, we pride ourselves on our approachable, collegial and team-based way of working.

We always strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not-for-profit organisations. We provide them with the highest-quality advice and legal insight, which combines the Firm’s global standards with in-depth local expertise.

Last, but not least, we aim to be easy to work with, down to earth and approachable.

“One source singles out Eiichi Kanda for his “good commercial awareness” and ability to provide “practical and sound advice which moves things in a positive direction.” He enjoys praise from interviewees for his prowess in transactional real estate work, which spans acquisitions, disposals and investments.”
Chambers & Partners