Sibyl Kane

Sibyl Kane has experience with a variety of corporate and commercial transactions including real estate finance, joint ventures, cross-border M&A, compliance, and general corporate matters.
Sibyl previously worked at Allen & Overy LLP in the New York and London offices, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, in the Tokyo office, and PwC Legal Japan in Tokyo.

Practice Area

Cross-border finance
M&A and Joint Ventures
Real Estate
General Corporate and Commercial Matters

Representative Representations

  • An Irish real estate fund in their entry acquisition into the New York market, including acquisition and construction financing and joint venture agreements
  • A Virginia-based private equity fund in multiple public-to-private hotel portfolio acquisitions
  • A Japanese water treatment technologies company and a Japanese chemicals and special materials company in commercial and academic R&D joint ventures across multiple jurisdictions
  • A Singapore REIT in the acquisition of multiple health-care related properties in Japan
  • A major UK financial institution with ENRON-related litigation and work out matters
  • General corporate secretarial and compliance matters, including Japanese labor law issues, for a range of US and European clientele
  • A US chemicals company in the liquidation of its Japan subsidiary

Professional and Community Involvement

Admitted to the New York Bar.

Professional Career

Allen & Overy LLP January 2004 - August 2008
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP August 2008 - January 2010
PwC Legal Japan September 2017 - February 2020
Kanagawa International Law Office February 2020 -


University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1998)
Duke University School of Law (J.D.,magna cum laude, 2004)