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Mihoko Shima   (Partner)

Admitted Japan (2003) and New York (2009)
Bar Association Daini Tokyo Bar Association
Education The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1999)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2008)
Background Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (New York)(2008-2009)
Nishimura & Asahi(2009-2019)
Member Member of Natural Resources and Fuel Committee (December 2019-); and member of its Petroleum and Natural Gas Subcommittee (October 2019-),  Advisory Committee for Natural Resources and Energy of the the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
Practice Areas Project Finance, Finance, PPP/PFI,  Overseas Infrastructure Projects (including urban development, ports, transportation, water, nuclear energy, and resources and energy)
Languages Japanese and English

Recommendations and Awards


  • Contracts and Practice of Overseas Energy Projects, CHUOKEIZAI-SHA INC. (2019) [Co-author]

Web Articles


  • "Trends and Key Points on Infrastructure and Energy Projects Abroad – Upon Publishing of the Book “Contracts and Practice of Overseas Energy Projects”," hosted by Atsumi & Sakai, supported by Japan Institute for Overseas Investment (JOI), November 20, 2019