・Provide legal advice, counsel and service to various business functions in Japan concerning legal rights, obligations, and privileges of corporations.
・Draft, negotiate and review documents and contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, marketing and advertising agencies, research and development, and related matters.
・Provide legal support to M&A, registration, deregistration and various legal compliance projects.
・Be the focal point of Japan regarding HQ legal system.
・Manage dispute and negotiation of dispute settlements / litigation management.
・Implement training and communication for the Code of Ethics; other relevant policies, procedures, and standards.
・Partner with cross-functional teams and other compliance business partners in the team to assess the continuous improvement needs in operational excellence of compliance programs.
・Organize, coordinate and report updates to the compliance committee.
・Work closely with the businesses to ensure that appropriate risk management procedures are in place to cover contractual and compliance risk management.
・Lead or support compliance investigations as required.
・Qualified/Certified lawyer/in-house with broad legal experience gained either in a leading firm or in an in-house role in a reputational MNC with PQE 3 years
・Exposure to corporate and/or commercial law
・Ability to communicate clearly to a wide range of audiences combined with a practical, organized approach
・Excellent commercial awareness and negotiating skills
・Team player with the ability to build strong relationships and trust with a wide range of internal peers
・Japanese native speaker, fluent English as working language, ability to speak other Asian language is a plus
・Ability to bring a pragmatic approach to complex legal or compliance issues
・Strong oral and written communication skills.
・Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
・Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.