【外資/化学系】Legal Counsel (※日本、または海外弁護士資格必須)

勤務地 Tokyo, Japan
職種 正社員
給与 ¥8500000 - ¥14000000 per annum
専門 法務・知財・コンプライアンス,
Sub-specialization コンプライアンス, 企業内法務,
お問合せ Mai Mochizuki
参照 JO-1806-396199
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[Company Summary]
Global Chemical Company

[Responsibilities]
・Operate as a strategic partner, predicting legal complexities and proactively managing issues in support of business strategy. Through broad understanding of the business drivers provide insight on legal enablers and blockers to commercial advantage;
・Provide legal support to M&A transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures.
・Negotiate with third party's agreements of a complex nature and of significant financial and/or strategic value to the Company.
・Foster a friendly and professional relationship with colleagues and outside counsel based on trust and confidence.
・Effectively coordinate with other in-house Legal resources, external counsels and business management / functions for management of legal cases & seeking opinions.
・Assist in providing counsel and solutions to protecting company intellectual property assets.
・Write, review and analyze various contracts, issue/organize power of attorneys for effective management of legal and compliance processes, prepare legal pleadings, draft and file responses to legal notices, review opinions and other legal documents.
・Provide local oversight to the management of intellectual property portfolio including registration, searches, legal suits and effective action against counterfeit material.
・Monitor and propose action in relation to legislative and other legal changes affecting the businesses, with a view to mitigating threats and creating opportunities. Represent and advocate the Company's interest with government agencies and officials.
・Actively operate as the custodian of ethical standards of doing business exercising sound judgment in applying these principles. Advise on development and dissemination of compliance policies that will ensure that the company is in compliance with all laws, regulations and rules that may apply to the company's activities in the different markets; specifically work to ensure compliance rules and regulations, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, foreign trade rules and regulations, environmental and corporate conduct laws, regulations and rules.
・Select and instruct outside legal counsel and other professional advisers as necessary and manage associated costs
・Develop a strong legal function which partners with the business and acts quickly and proactively

[Requirements]
・A minimum of 5 years as a practicing lawyer, either with a major corporation or a well regarded law firm;
・A track record in managing compliance issues and the possible adoption of new laws or regulations;
・Transactional experience negotiating M&A transactions as well as joint ventures, and strategic alliances, commercial transactions;
・Experience managing litigation and assessing legal risk in difficult situations, such as a matter of acute time pressure and/or an issue of great materiality;
・Strong academic and professional qualifications. Admission as a legal practitioner in Japan or another jurisdiction is essential.
・Unquestionable ethics and integrity.
・A mature, grounded individual with good judgment and someone who can work within a team environment.
・Outstanding organizational and analytical skills.
・Must understand and connect with company's core values.
・She/he must have an entrepreneurial spirit, and be passionate about working in a science/technology company.
・Engages others; shows a bias for action and delivers results
・Able to bridge international market cultures.
・A hands-on, self-motivated professional

[Employment Type]
Full Time Employee

[Work Location]
Tokyo

[Salary]
8.5 million yen ~ 14 million yen (Experiences and skills will be considered)

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