Legal Director (Entertainment, Music) - Technology Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥10000000.00 - ¥16000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Legal & Compliance,
Sub Specialization: In-House Legal/Legal Counselor,
Contact: Kayo Hayashi
Reference: JO-2201-467364
Kayo Hayashi

☑English language required ☑Japanese language required

Legal Director (Entertainment, Music)

[Company Description]
Japanese Technology Company

We are searching for a highly skilled, bilingual candidate to fill the role of Legal Counsel, to advise and lead legal initiatives.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Advise on key legal risks and opportunities related to the company's business, including those related to music, entertainment, and technology
  • Draft, review and maintain terms of service and commercial contracts
  • Advise on corporate matters, compliance policies and best practices, and employment-related issues including ESOP
  • Lead the company's litigation strategy and contribute to its IP and regulatory strategies

Ideal candidate would have:

  • Strong foundation in music and entertainment law, including copyright
  • 5+ years of practice at a law firm and/or high-growth business environment
  • Commercial orientation
  • Experience in corporate governance and employee related legal matters
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Fluency or high proficiency in both English and Japanese (written and spoken)
  • Legal degree from an accredited university

[Language Requirement]

  • English Language level: Business level
  • Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)
  • Work permission in Japan required

[Work Hours]
Flextime (Core time: 11:00-16:00)

10~16M million JPY
(Experiences and skills will be considered)


  • Transportation allowance
  • Social insurance
  • Full subsidy for annual health checks and influenza vaccination
  • Possibility of relocation assistance


  • Weekends and national holidays
  • Paid annual leave
  • Year-end & new year's holiday
  • Special leave
  • Childcare leave

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.

Reference: JO-2201-467364
Seniority Level: Director
Job Function: Legal, Information Technology