Natsuko Ogawa is a partner at Ashurst.
Natsuko practises in the area of mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, acting primarily for Japanese clients investing in Australia. Natsuko leads the firm's Japan practice in Australia and is one of only a small number of senior lawyers in the Australian market who is capable of executing major transactions in Japanese and English.
Natsuko also regularly advises her clients on Australia's foreign investment framework, directors' duties, Corporations Act requirements and corporate governance. She has extensive experience in negotiating and advising on shareholder agreements.
Natsuko's clients include leading companies in a broad cross section of industries including resources and energy (including oil and gas and renewables), food and agriculture, and business and financial services, infrastructure, telecommunications and retail.