Senior Partner

Mr. Hayashi is an expert of corporate restructuring, and has so far published “Securitization and Bankruptcy”, “Trust and Bankruptcy”, “Advisory Agreement in Insolvency Proceeding”, “The Essence of Corporate Restructuring”, “Finance in Corporate Restructuring”, “Corporate Restructuring in East Asia” (English). He is also specialized in intellectual property and information technolgy. He has actively represented various clients in many litigation and dispute resolution cases.

Bar Admissions

Admitted in Japan, 1995, Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Practice Areas

Mr. Hayashi is covering following practice areas; Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency; M&As; Finance and Banking; Intellectual Property and Information Technology; Joint Venture Practice as well as general corporate matters.


Hayashi & Partners (Tokyo) Representative Partner, 2017-
Shindo & Matsumura (Tokyo) Managing Partner, 2013-2017
TMI Associates (Tokyo) Partner, 2007-2013
Bingham McCutchen (New York) visiting associate, 2002
The University of Texas, Law School (Austin) short-term researcher, 2002
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (London and New York) visiting associate, 2001-2002
Wragge & Co (London) visiting associate, 2001
Abe, Ikubo & Katayama (Tokyo) associate, 1995-2000; partner, 2000-2006


University College London, University of London (LL.M.) 2001
The Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1995)
The Tokyo Institute of Technology (Civil Engineering) 1987


Japanese / English