Satoru Hasumoto


Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
16th Floor, Marunouchi Park Building
2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8222, Japan

Tel: +81-3-6266-8720


Satoru Hasumoto is a Partner in the Tokyo office of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and practices in the fields of Real Estate, Structured Finance and Banking.  He has considerable experience in inbound and outbound real estate investments to and from Japan involving markets such as the U.S., U.K., and Singapore. He advises US based asset management company, US based IT company, major trading companies, banks and real estate investors.

Satoru graduated from Keio University (LL.B., 2007) and was seconded to the IB Products Group of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. (2013-2014). He later graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M., Wharton Business and Law Certificate, 2015). Satoru practiced with Slaughter and May in London (2015-2016).

Bar Admissions:
  • Admitted in Japan, 2008
  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
We have a leading real estate practice with experience in advising clients in all real estate related matters, whether it is a sale and purchase of real property, a lease and brokerage transaction, the development of an office building or other commercial facility, an investment in a real estate trust in Japan or overseas, or a land rezoning and urban redevelopment project. We deliver legal services tailored to an industry that is subject to multiple players, diverse regulations, and complex structuring.

We have experience with a variety of real estate properties, located in Japan or overseas, including office buildings, residential and commercial developments, and properties used in the data centers, logistics, hotel, and healthcare sectors.

Our real estate investment and financing practice provides leadership and support in a variety of real estate transactions, leveraging the knowledge and experience of lawyers from diverse areas of practice. Our team, consisting of lawyers with experience in real estate, structured finance, banking, and compliance, is led by a core group of our senior lawyers who are recognized leaders in their respective fields. In addition, we have the support of lawyers in our firm’s overseas offices and affiliated law firms to deliver timely and tailored advice for our clients regarding their properties around the world.

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto is a full service law firm that has served clients with distinction since its establishment, in December 2002, by the merger of Mori Sogo and Hamada & Matsumoto. Even as business conditions have rapidly shifted both within Japan and internationally, the firm’s goal has been to grow with our clients through tireless effort and constant innovation.

Led by top-rated lawyers across a wide array of practice areas, our large team of legal professionals and support staff offer the firm their experience, expertise and hard work to bring our clients the best results in every matter we handle. Our team strives to build new frameworks to tackle cutting-edge problems, to break down barriers on tough cases, and to find a common resolution in matters with many conflicting interests.

Based on this solid foundation of experience, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto also contributes significantly to the constant evolution and improvement of the Japanese legal system, and to the creation of a legal infrastructure that will enable our clients to excel.