Takuto Kobayashi is a senior associate in the shipping team at TMI Associates.

He graduated from Kyoto University and completed an MA in maritime law at Waseda University (Japan) after qualifying as an attorney in Japan. He has completed his second master’s degree at the University of Southampton (England). He advises shipowners, charterers, P&I clubs, underwriters, shipbuilders, trading houses, etc. He has experience in litigation and arbitration, such as cargo claims, tort claims and contractual claims on ship sales, shipbuilding and charter parties. He also advises on transactions for offshore projects.