Sr. Legal Counsel at US Retail Company

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥17,000,000 - ¥27,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Contribute to ongoing Industry Transformation
  • Deal with Cutting Edge Challenges in a Dynamic Work Environment

About Our Client

The client is a globally recognized industry leader undergoing a profound transformation. Operating in a dynamic and diverse work environment, the company is committed to innovation, sustainability, and consumer focus.

Job Description

  • Provide timely legal advice on diverse commercial activities, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and company policies.


  • Collaborate on cross-functional projects to find legally compliant solutions for commercial initiatives.


  • Partner with global experts and legal teams to maintain consistent, quality legal advice.


  • Contribute to the development of the Law Department by sharing insights and optimizing workflows.


  • Manage outside counsel effectively and lead Law-driven training initiatives for colleagues, ensuring best-in-class legal services.
  • Report directly to the Head of Legal in Japan, playing a pivotal role in the legal team's structure, fostering collaboration, and ensuring alignment with the company's legal objectives.

The Successful Applicant



  • Qualified in Japan or an English speaking jurisdiction


  • Brings 5 or more years of extensive legal experience, ideally from major international law firms and/or multinational corporations.


  • Exhibits bilingual proficiency in Japanese and English, enabling effective communication with diverse stakeholders.


  • Demonstrates a business-oriented mindset, combining enthusiasm, motivation, and a results-driven approach to legal assessments.


  • Embodies collaborative and curious qualities as a team player, fostering positive relationships and contributing to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

What's on Offer



  • Competitive salary and benefit package reflective of the candidate's experience and industry standards.


  • Inclusion in a highly motivated and collegial team within a diverse work culture, fostering individual contributions.


  • Accelerated learning experience in a global and dynamic business environment, tackling cutting-edge legal challenges.


  • Satisfaction of contributing to the comppany's transformative mission.


  • Enjoy a flexible work arrangement, including a hybrid model and half-day Fridays, promoting work-life balance and professional well-being.
Contact
Alkis Kotzampasis
Quote job ref
JN-112023-6242425
Phone number
+81 3 6832 8602

Job summary

Function
Legal
Specialisation
Attorney - In-house
What is your area of specialisation?
Retail
Location
Tokyo 23 Wards
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Alkis Kotzampasis
Consultant phone
+81 3 6832 8602
Job Reference
JN-112023-6242425
Company Type
Foreign Multinational
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

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.