Hiroki Kobayashi is a partner in Latham & Watkins Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise in Tokyo. He primarily advises on general corporate matters, including cross-border mergers and project finance.
Mr. Kobayashi handles a number of cross-border M&A deals along with Latham colleagues in other offices, and counsels clients on their M&A transactions conducted under different business practices. He advises on Japanese legal issues in connection with a variety of areas within Latham's transactional practices, including corporate, employment, antitrust, bankruptcy, and regulatory matters.
He also handles international project finance transactions involving Japanese sponsors and lenders, provides strategic and legal advice to international clients around the world, and covers Japanese law issues involved in international project finance as a member of Latham's global project finance team. He is recommended for Japan banking and Japan construction, projects, and energy by Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2016.
Mr. Kobayashi is admitted to practice in Japan and is a member of the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association in Japan.