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Salary: Open
Employment Type: Permanent
Languages: English > Business Level, Japanese > Native
Industry: Energy
Sub-industry: Renewable Energy
Function: Legal & Compliance

Company Overview

We are working with one of the world's leading renewable power energy companies, to help them find their first legal hire for their Japan office.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Counsel looking for a new challenge, or for a bar qualified lawyer looking to go in-house. As Senior Counsel you will be responsible for advising on all legal matters, including contracts, joint venture agreements and relationship management; you will be expected to prepare or review all legal documents pertaining to bids and commercial agreements, as well as managing external firms. You will be amply supported by regional and global legal teams, but this is initially a standalone role, so requires someone who is comfortable working alone, both at hands on tasks and in high level strategic areas.


Qualified lawyer or with 5 plus years experience in an in house role
Strong experience in a broad range of areas
The ability to work independently and quickly on a broad range of issues (infrastructure-related experience is a bonus)
Native Japanese and fluent English language abilities

Additional Information

This is an exciting opportunity with a world leader, in the vital area of renewable energy. As first legal hire you will be deeply involved in all aspects of the business, with exposure both to influential local partners and international colleagues. There is the chance to grow a team as the business grows. For more information, apply today or contact Liam Hegarty at liam.hegarty@rgf-professional.com or call on +81-03-4545-2108

Probation Period: 3 months
Smoking Conditions: Non
Overtime: some
Social Insurance: Yes
Holidays: yes
Working Hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch Break: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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