Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 8000000 - 12000000 JPY
Reference: JO-180808-169288
Industry: Technology/Online
Sub-Industry: Software Company

Company Overview

- Our client is a leading global software company with expertise in cutting-edge technology.
- Our client is looking for a new legal officer with IT expertise to work collaboratively with the technology operations and development teams.

Job Description

As a legal officer, you will be involved in:
- Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements, especially licensing;
- Engaging with the teams across the company to ensure compliance with IT-related laws;
- Providing legal advice and training; and
- Managing IP issues.

Requirements

You will need:
- A Japanese lawyer qualification (bengoshi)
- 3+ years' experience as in-house counsel in an IT company, or at a firm focusing on IT
- Native Japanese and business-level English
- Results-oriented, self-motivated mindset