Ryuichi Sakamoto is an associate at Nishimura & Asahi with over seven years of experience in advising on asset finance and other structured finance transactions, as well as banking regulations.

Mr Sakamoto regularly advises Japanese banks, leasing companies, and other financial institutions as well as Japanese airlines and shipping companies on a large number of asset finance transactions in relation to aircraft, vessels, rolling stocks, marine containers and other assets. He also has experience in advising foreign financial institutions on Japanese financial regulations. 

Mr Sakamoto obtained his bachelor of law degree (LLB) from the University of Tokyo in 2008 and his Juris Doctor degree (JD) from Hitotsubashi University School of Law in 2010. He is admitted to practice in Japan.