Noriko Shimura has a broad financial services, corporate commercial law and aviation law practice. She has experience representing borrowers and lenders in a wide range of domestic and international finance transactions (including, unsecured and secured, both syndicated and bilateral financings, acquisition financings, project financings and asset-backed financings), and regularly advises clients on aircraft financing and leasing transactions and on aviation law matters. Noriko also advises Canadian corporations with business activities in Japan and liaises with Japanese companies entering the Canadian market.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Noriko was an associate for another major international law firm based in Tokyo, Japan, where she specialized in debt capital markets transactions, finance and general corporate matters. She has advised leading global financial institutions on various matters relating to debt securities, including "Samurai Bonds".