Naoki Ishikawa is an associate in the Baker & McKenzie banking and finance practice group in Tokyo. Naoki’s practice focuses on project finance, financial regulations and other corporate law matters.

He has been engaged in renewable energy projects, lease structuring, PFI arrangements and various domestic and cross-border transactions. He has also been involved in cases requiring surveys of Japanese regulations – including regulatory frameworks for electricity charging businesses, solar and onshore and offshore wind power projects, maritime transportation, and fund transfer services.

He has worked for MUFG, SMBC, Mizuho Bank, Wells Fargo & Co, Maybank MYX, Sumitomo Mitsui Finance & Leasing, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Japan Wind Development, Marubeni Corporation, Mitsui & Co and Porsche AG, among others.

Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, Naoki worked at a maritime law firm, where he advised clients on a wide range of maritime matters, such as domestic and international contracts of carriage of goods by sea, bills of lading, charter parties, sales and purchases of ships, and maritime accident disputes. He also completed a secondment with a major shipping company in Japan.

Naoki is a member of Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association.