Legal Counsel

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 10000000 - 15000000 JPY
Reference: JO-200728-222436
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Alcohol & Tobacco

Company Overview

Exciting opportunity with a leading luxury brand currently looking for legal counsel. This is an opportunity to make an impact in Japan and be a key player for the Asian market.

Job Description

You will be responsible for leading the legal functions for the Japanese team and act as a key liaison for the rest of Asia. You will be responsible for contracts, providing legal advice for Japan, setting up legal frameworks and working with internal teams to ensure smooth legal processes in Japan.
You will also be working with shareholders across the country and be working with various offices, travel will be involved. There is also some travel around the APAC region.

Requirements

-Qualification as a Lawyer either in Japan or in Common Law country
-Fluent in English and Japanese - both spoken and written
-at least 5 yrs in house experience preferably with a multinational
-highly motivated and willing to work in a standalone position