Kazuo Kasai | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Kazuo Kasai
 Kazuo Kasai

Kazuo Kasai

Counsel, Tokyo

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Kazuo Kasai has been a licensed Japanese attorney (Bengoshi) since 2006 and joined White & Case that same year. Mr. Kasai's practice includes various real estate transactions (including securitization), asset finance, renewable energy (solar and wind) transactions, investment funds, purchasing and collecting non-performing loans, and various kinds of disputes.

In addition, Mr. Kasai successfully represented a London-based real estate investment firm, in a landlord-tenant (its bankruptcy trustee) lawsuit which was highly publicized by major Japanese law journals, including Hanrei Times and Hanrei Jiho etc.

Prior to joining White & Case, he practiced at a leading Japanese IT service provider. From September to December, 2012, Mr. Kasai underwent overseas business training at White & Case Singapore Office and came back to the Tokyo office in January, 2013.

Mr. Kasai is a member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

Bars and Courts

  • Japan Bar
  • New York State Bar


  • LLM, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Tokyo University


  • Japanese
  • English


Advising equity investors, senior and mezzanine lenders in relation to the financing of various kinds of real estate transactions.

Representing U.S. investment fund on purchasing huge amounts of non-performing loans from Japanese financial institutions and advising collection of these loans.

Representing a leading Japanese Real Estate Investment Corporation with the acquisition, due diligence and financing of bulk assets.

Advising on the sale of a business company by way of corporate split.

Representing a German based financial institution on creating collaterals on a major department store located in Japan.