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Izumi Akai

Of Counsel

Izumi Akai

Of Counsel
Tokyo +81-3-3213-6145+81-3-3213-6145 +81-3-3213-6470+81-3-3213-6470
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Izumi Akai is a former managing partner of the S&C’s Tokyo office, and is of counsel to its Japan practice since 2020.  He has extensive experience in capital markets transactions in a wide range of industries, with particular focus on large, complex, cross-border matters.  His practice has also involved mergers and acquisitions, real estate and other corporate work.

Mr. Akai has been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in numerous publications and surveys, including dealmaker of the year (2007, 2010 and 2017) at the ALB Japan Law Awards. 

Mr. Akai is a Japanese citizen and is fluent in both English and Japanese.