The legal team handles all kinds of legal issues in Japan and advises business units and managements in cooperation with regional and global legal colleagues and other supporting functions.
The successful candidate will mainly cover trade finance, corporate banking, and custody services on top of taking care of various other legal matters. Expected work will include documentation of transaction agreement, handling of external counsel, strategic partnering with business units and other supporting functions including issue spotting, scheme analysis and providing solutions. Candidate will work with senior legal counsel in the team. Candidate will also join various governance forum as legal representative.
・Qualified to legal practice in Japan (Bengoshi) is a must
・At least 3 years of legal professional experience at top-class law firm or financial institutions
・Strong analytical and documentation skill on corporate or financial legal matters backed by solid understanding of basic legal theories
・Proactive, outspoken and problem solving mindset
・Strong communication and inter-personal skills
・Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under time pressure
・Strong curiosity to financial business and ability to assimilate new knowledge/skills
・Ability to strike the balance between commercial and legal considerations
・Work with ownership
・Native level Japanese and business level English for both written and spoken