Kunihiro Yokoi

Kunihiro Yokoi


Kunihiro Yokoi advises on a wide range of legal matters in various areas, such as energy and infrastructure, financings, construction, PFI/PPP and other corporate/commercial matters. He has special expertise in energy and infrastructure projects and project finance transactions, ranging from power, renewable energy, natural resources, oil and gas, transportation, ports, other infrastructure and real estate matters, working with domestic and international clients.

He has acquired abundant practical experience in advising on a broad and complex array of legal issues, as well as practical issues, throughout his practice career, including his secondments to both domestic and overseas firms. He is able to leverage his expertise to assist clients in achieving their goals in respect to project development and operations, commercial contracts, joint ventures, M&A transactions, financial matters, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution matters.

Yokoi Kunihiro

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Practice Groups

  • Energy Practice
  • Asia and Emerging Countries Practice
  • Corporate Transaction
  • Financial Services & Transactions
  • Labor Law


Mar 2002 Tokyo University (LL.B.)
Apr 2002 - Oct 2003 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
May 2010 Graduate study, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law (LL.M.)
Sep 2010 - Dec 2010 Associated with J Sagar Associates, India
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012 Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Australia
Jan 2019 - Dec 2020 Officer, Power Law Committee (Regional Representative Asia Pacific of the Power Law Committee), International Bar Association
Jan 2021 - Dec 2022 Committee Liaison Officer, Power Law Committee, International Bar Association
Jan 2023 - Vice Chair, Power Law Committee, International Bar Association


Practice and Research of In-House Lawyers Nippon Hyoron sha Co., Ltd (Japan In-House Lawyers Association)
Sep 2021
Aug 2021
Japan’s Solar PV Market—Some Observations Pratt’s Energy Law Report (Vol.17-No.9)
Nov 2017
Sep 2009
Guide to Japanese New Corporation Law Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc.
Aug 2005


A year of high finance: what are the results of power? IBA(International Bar Association)
Nov 2, 2023
Jul 27, 2023
X-HUB TOKYO INBOUND PROGRAM 2023 Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC, JETRO
Dec 15, 2022
X-HUB TOKYO INBOUND PROGRAM 2022 Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC, JETRO
Feb 2022
The effects of the pandemic on renewable energy projects IBA(International Bar Association)
Jun 12, 2020
Nov 7, 2019
Gas Price Review in Japan Anderson Mori & Tomotsune Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Oct 28, 2019
Legal issues in Offshore Wind Power Projects Energy and Natural Resources Working Group of JILA
Jul 25, 2019
Jul 2016


Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2003)
  • New York (2011)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • International Bar Association


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English