Paralegal - Financial Services Firm

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥6000000.00 - ¥8000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Legal & Compliance,
Sub Specialization: In-House Legal/Legal Counselor, Paralegal,
Contact: Julien Kabbabe
Reference: JO-2111-465061
Julien Kabbabe

Note: Native level Japanese required
[Position] Paralegal
[Location] Tokyo
[Salary] 6~8 million JPY

[Company Description]
Foreign Financial Services Firm

This position is responsible for drafting treaties/amendment and agreements, administrative legal and corporate tasks in order to meet functional objectives.

  • Prepares treaties/amendments/addenda and any other related contract documents (e.g. letter of intent, confidentiality agreement, service agreement etc.), using best practices standard treaty template, that accurately reflects the underlying quote and are in line with appropriate treaty process and guidelines;

  • Evaluates client prepared documents and propose necessary recommendations for change, resolve and/or escalate differences and inconsistencies in comparison to our best practice wordings ensuring all issues are appropriately addressed;

  • Monitors status of outstanding documentation to ensure service standards are met and report/escalate to management as required;

  • Obtains comments and necessary approvals internally/externally;

  • Completes Signature Request Summary Form (SRF) for treaty documents and obtains authorized signatures for the treaty finalization

  • Sends treaty documents to clients for signature and follow up;

  • Responds to treaty related inquiries internally/externally;

  • Updates TIMS (Treaty Information Management System) throughout the process and ensures final TIMS entry is completed and accurate;

  • Ensures treaty is properly filed in the designated cabinets in an orderly manner;

  • Assists in preparation for, negotiation on and resolving disputes/lawsuits; and

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Key Relationship:

  • Pricing team, Business Development team, Underwriting team, and Cession Administration team in Japan

  • Regional Compliance & Legal team

  • International Treaties Team in overseas

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum 5 years of legal experience

  • Ability of legal writing and editing in English and Japanese

  • PC skills; Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Business Level English for reading, writing, listening and speaking

  • Native level Japanese

  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a paralegal

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills to solve issues/problems under day-to-day work is an advantage

  • Highly organized (respect for deadlines)

  • Detail-oriented and efficient

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently

  • Flexibility to adapt to change

  • Knowledge of the life reinsurance industry, types of reinsurance arrangements, and reinsurance treaty provisions.

Social insurance, Remote work, Flextime

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual 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-2111-465061
Seniority Level: Associate
Job Function: Legal