Head of Legal at Japanese Automotive Company

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥12,000,000 - ¥20,000,000 per year Japanese Corporate Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Lead Post-Acquisition Growth
  • Influence Global Business Outcomes

About Our Client

The client is a prominent Japanese automotive components company recognized for its expertise in manufacturing and innovation. With a rich legacy, the company plays a crucial role in the global automotive industry, having recently undergone acquisition.

Job Description

  • Team Leadership: Manage a team of five legal professionals in Japan, overseeing their work and fostering a collaborative and efficient environment.

  • Legal Strategy Development: Play a key role in developing and implementing legal strategies ensuring alignment with international legal standards.

  • Cross-Border Collaboration: Maintain a dotted line to a large international legal team, facilitating seamless collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and alignment with global legal objectives.

  • Compliance Oversight: Ensure strict adherence to legal and regulatory requirements, mitigating risks, and upholding the company's ethical and legal standards.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Support: Provide legal support and expertise in the context of mergers and acquisitions, leveraging both local and global perspectives to drive successful outcomes.
  • Corporate Governance: Spearhead corporate governance initiatives, ensuring robust frameworks and practices are in place to support the company's strategic objectives.

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Law

  • Accomplished in leading legal teams, navigating complex regulations, and driving strategies.

  • Demonstrates experience in cross-border collaboration .

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary and benefits package reflecting the candidate's experience and industry standards.

  • Opportunities for exposure in a global context, working with an international legal team and contributing to cross-border strategies.

  • A platform for leadership development, overseeing a team of legal professionals and driving legal strategies in a dynamic industry.

  • Contribute significantly to corporate governance initiatives, shaping frameworks aligned with the company's strategic objectives.

  • Exposure to mergers and acquisitions, providing a unique opportunity to apply legal expertise in a global-local context for successful outcomes.
Alkis Kotzampasis
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Phone number
+81 3 6832 8602

Job summary

General Counsel
What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Tokyo 23 Wards
Job Type
Consultant name
Alkis Kotzampasis
Consultant phone
+81 3 6832 8602
Job Reference
Company Type
Japanese Corporate
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

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We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.