Keisuke Iwata is an associate in the Corporate & Securities practice in Mayer Brown's Tokyo office.

Dual-qualified in England & Wales and in Singapore, Kei handles a wide variety of cross-border transactions including projects works and M&A while his experience also extends to white-collar malpractice investigations & compliance works as well as multi-jurisdictional insolvency involving offshore financial centres.

Prior to pursuing a career in law, Kei worked as a journalist for Kyodo News Group, mainly residing in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong and covering business and economy news as a foreign correspondent. He holds, besides his law degree, a master’s degree in the field of international relations.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin


Singapore Management University, JD

The University of Hong Kong, MIPA

University of the Ryukyus, BA


  • England and Wales
  • Singapore (non-practicing)
  • Not admitted in Japan