Senior Director of Legal

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥20,000,000 - ¥30,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational
  • Opportunities for rapid growth in a prestigious industry leader
  • Engage across diverse markets impacting legal strategy

About Our Client

Renowned multinational corporation with headquarters in the US

Job Description

  • Provide strategic legal counsel and support across various business functions .
  • Draft, review, and negotiate key legal contracts to achieve business objectives while ensuring compliance with company policies and regulations.
  • Conduct legal research and provide proactive legal opinions, collaborating with outside counsel as needed on complex matters.
  • Represent company interests in dealings with local governmental authorities and participate in cross-functional projects, including innovation initiatives and new product launches.
  • Lead the legal operation, driving efficiency, agility, and compliance with corporate governance standards.f

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified attorney with at least 10 years of relevant experience
  • Licensed in Japan and/or a common-law jurisdiction
  • Strong business acumen and ability to provide strategic legal counsel
  • Fluent in Japanese and English with excellent communication skills
  • Proactive problem-solving approach and commitment to upholding corporate governance and compliance standards

What's on Offer

  • Commitment to Diversity: The company is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture and promoting diversity, ensuring all employees feel valued and supported.
  • Global Network: Opportunity to expand professional connections and grow within a diverse and globally distributed team.
  • Agile Work Environment: Embraces an agile work culture, empowering employees to innovate and find solutions to complex challenges.
  • Continuous Learning: Encouragement for ongoing learning and development, with resources available to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Competitive Compensation: Attractive compensation package commensurate with experience and expertise in the field.
Contact
Alkis Kotzampasis
Quote job ref
JN-022024-6329909
Phone number
+81 3 6832 8602

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
General Counsel
What is your area of specialisation?
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Tokyo 23 Wards
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Alkis Kotzampasis
Consultant phone
+81 3 6832 8602
Job Reference
JN-022024-6329909
Company Type
Foreign Multinational

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

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.