Legal Counsel of Japan - Chemical Industry

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent Foreign Multinational
  • Global leader in the chemical industry.
  • Direct report to APAC General Counsel.

About Our Client

Our client are a US headquartered chemical company, serving the automotive and construction industries. They have almost 10,000 employees globally and offices in over 15 countries, making this a truly international company.

They have been expanding in the APAC region and require a Legal Counsel for Japan to oversee the legal aspects of the exciting growth.

Job Description

  • Drafting and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts.
  • Advise business teams across multiple locations and functions in Japan.
  • Lead the compliance programmes.
  • Monitor and advise on relevant regulations in the region.
  • Report to the APAC general counsel and assist on other matters.
  • Strategise and collaborate with global teams to excel business expansion.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified in any jurisdiction.
  • A background in manufacturing or chemical industry is preferred.
  • International experience is preferred.
  • English and Japanese proficiency to draft and review contracts.
  • Excellent communication skills.

What's on Offer

  • Be responsible for legal operations in Japan, reporting directly to APAC.
  • Gain a wide range of experience at a market leading company.
  • Great work life balance.
  • Competitive compensation package.
Sally Davies
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