Native English Speaking Lawyer - Mass Media Company

Location: Chiba, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥10000000 - ¥12500000 per annum
Specialization: 企業内法務
お問合せ Kayo Hayashi
参照 JO-1811-406546
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[Company Description]
Global Mass media company

As a member of a legal team currently comprised of a head lawyer, a paralegal and an administrative assistant, the person in this position will be responsible for working with legal and business teams to provide legal support covering a variety of issues (including corporate/commercial, intellectual property, labor law, privacy, etc.) related to our businesses.

Job Duties:
· Review and draft contracts
· Draft memoranda and correspondence
· Interpret agreements and provide advice on contractual and legal issues
· Liaise and coordinate with lawyers and business people in our offices within Japan and worldwide
· Instruct, oversee and manage external counsel
· Educate internal clients regarding a broad range of contractual and legal issues
· Provide other types of legal support as necessary

Qualifications, Education and Experience:
· Admitted to practice law in Japan or an English-speaking jurisdiction
· J.D., LL.B., LL.M. or equivalent
· A minimum of 4 years' experience working as a lawyer, preferably in an international law firm or a multi-national enterprise
· Solid experience in one or more of the following areas of law: corporate, commercial and intellectual property
· Native or near-native English language ability
· Japanese language ability is a plus, but not a prerequisite
· Excellent understanding of dynamics within corporations and sensitivity to business relationships

Job Requirements and Professional and Personal Attributes:
· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with legal and business personnel of different levels of seniority and background
· Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work harmoniously in both a small legal team and a small organization
· Work closely with Japanese companies that have unique values and practices, and being open-minded, practical and flexible.
· Self-starter, self-motivated and self-educating
· Problem solver with strong analytical skills
· Ability to maintain a positive and constructive attitude
· Ability to draft emails, memoranda, contracts and other legal documents in a clear, logical and succinct manner
· Attention to detail and a passion to produce first-class work product

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

Consultant: Kayo Hayashi

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