Partner, Nishimura & Asahi
Hajime Ueno is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi. He has an integral role in our restructuring and insolvency practice group and is also instrumental in our corporate finance practice group, predominantly focusing on restructuring and insolvency matters and structured finance transactions, with emphasis on cross-border cases and transactions. He has been recognised and awarded as a distinguished practitioner both in the areas of restructuring and insolvency and corporate finance practice.
Among the notable restructuring cases, he was involved as a core member in the reorganisation of Japan Airlines; the financial and operational restructuring, as well as the subsequent reorganisation, of Tokyo Electric Power Company; the financial restructuring and sale of Sharp Co, Ltd; the global restructuring of Takata group; and various restructuring cases involving low-cost carrier airlines in Japan.
Having spent part of his childhood in the United States and graduated from Harvard Law School (2004), he is fluent in English.