Keisuke Imon

Partner, Tokyo


Keisuke is ranked as a Band 1 Leading Lawyer for Asset Finance in Japan by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific.


Keisuke Imon is a partner in the Asset Finance practice group based in Tokyo. Mr. Imon is a licensed Japanese lawyer (Bengoshi) and has extensive experience in the Japanese market advising on a wide range of financing matters including asset finance, project finance, structured finance, debt finance and real estate finance.

Mr. Imon's practice focuses on asset finance representing export credit agencies, financial institutions and Japanese and international leasing companies.

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

Bars and Courts
Japan Bar
University of Warwick
Legal Research and Training Institute of Japan
Kyoto University


Speaking Engagements

"Practice of aircraft finance II - Issues arising from aircraft finance practice and application, and recent lessons from financing schemes" (in Japanese), June 16, 2017: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

"Practice of aircraft finance I - Issues to watch for in basic transactions, major structures and documentation" (in Japanese), June 6, 2017: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

"Practice and outlook of aircraft finance" (in Japanese), August 26, 2016: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

"Overview of aircraft finance" (in Japanese), April 17, 2015: Kinyu Zaimu Kenkyukai, Tokyo

"Overview of aircraft finance: analysis from lender's perspective" (in Japanese), February 12, 2015: Kinyu Facsimile Shimbun, Tokyo

"Theory and practice of aircraft finance" (in Japanese), January 20, 2015: Seminar Info Co., Ltd., Tokyo

"Expanding investment targets – Sophistication of risk management" (in Japanese), December 4, 2014: Financial Technology Research Institute, Inc. (FIRI), Tokyo

"Theory and practice of aircraft finance –advanced scheme and more sophisticated risk management" (in Japanese), September 11, 2014: FN Communications and Kinyu Facsimile Shimbun, Tokyo


Koukuuki fainansu no saisin maaketo doukou to risuku kanri [Recent market trends and risk management of aircraft finance], The Finance, Seminar Info Co., Ltd., July 20, 2016.

Koukuuki fainansu no riron to jitsumu [Theory and practice of aircraft finance], Financial Law Journal, Vol. 1994/25 April 2014, Vol. 1995/10 June 2014 and Vol. 1995/25 June 2014, (co-author)

Awards and Recognition

Leading Lawyer (Band 1), Chambers Asia-Pacific; Chambers Global
Banking & Finance: Domestic Asset Finance — Japan

The Best Lawyers in Japan 2020
Asset Finance Law