Tetsuya Morimoto | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Tetsuya Morimoto
Tetsuya Morimoto

Tetsuya Morimoto

Partner Of Counsel, Tokyo

T +81 3 6384 3175

T +81 3 6384 3300

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Tetsuya Morimoto is recognised as a “major player”. With a “strong reputation”.

Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2014 / The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, 2014


A licensed Japanese attorney for more than 25 years, Tetsuya offers clients the benefit of his extensive real estate experience.

Head of White & Case's real estate group in Japan, he is recognized by leading professional guides as one of the country's foremost lawyers in the sector. The wealth of knowledge he has accumulated over the course of his career enables him to provide clients with valuable advice on all aspects of Japanese property law.

Matters to which he brings insight and hands-on experience range from helping developers to get projects off the ground, to counseling private and institutional investors. He has been the driving force behind some of Japan's largest real estate transactions, often working within challenging timeframes to achieve successful results.

Tetsuya also has a strong track record of assisting domestic and international clients with the purchase and restructuring of non-performing loans in Japan.

Tetsuya is a member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

Bars and Courts

  • Japan Bar


  • LLM, Harvard University
  • LLB, University of Tokyo


  • Japanese
  • English


Awards & Recognition

Leading Lawyer (Band 1), Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2017

Real Estate: Domestic - Japan

Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, 2017

Bengoshi (within international firms and joint ventures): Real Estate - Japan