Hiroto Inoue is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. His practice focuses on real estate related matters including real estate funds, real estate financing, real estate securitisation and Japanese REIT (J-REIT) formation. He also has extensive experience with joint ventures and M&A transactions. Mr Inoue represents a wide range of clients, both domestic and foreign. He regularly represents financial institutions, investment funds, and companies operating in various industries including real estate companies, construction companies, pharmaceutical companies, machinery manufacturers and chemical companies. Hiroto Inoue received an LLB degree in 1998 from the University of Tokyo and an LLM degree in 2005 from Columbia Law School. He also received an LLM degree in Banking Law and Financial Regulation in 2006 from the London School of Economics and Political Science.