Managing Partner Tokyo Office, Mayer Brown
Rupert Burrows is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Tokyo office. Rupert is highly regarded in Japan for his broad experience in projects work, particularly international infrastructure projects in the energy and chemical sectors and related corporate M&A. Rupert has lived and worked in Japan for more than 25 years and is fluent in Japanese.
His clients include all of the major Japanese trading houses as well as a large number of Japanese utilities and banks. He has a wealth of experience advising Japanese companies on cross-border acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and other investments.
Rupert has been ranked as the most highly regarded lawyer for Energy and Natural Resources by Who’s Who Legal Japan (2018, 2019), as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in both Energy and Infrastructure (Japan) and Project Development (Japan) by IFLR 1000, a Leading Individual in Projects and Energy: International Firms and Joint Ventures (Japan) by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and recognised in both Projects & Energy: International (Japan) and Construction (Japan) by Chambers Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Rupert was the managing partner of the Tokyo office of another international law firm.