Head of Legal


Salary:

¥30M - 30M / annum

Location:

Tokyo

Date posted:

October 26, 2018

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

21036-FS

Specialisation:

Banking and financial services


Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Management and oversight of the legal function for all Japan entities
  • Review and analysis of legislative and regulatory changes
  • Draft, review and negotiate documentation for large transactions; review documentation prepared by and/or reviewed by Legal staff as and when necessary; work closely with Compliance and other support functions on corporate governance and regulatory matters
  • Provide ad-hoc and/or in-depth legal advice as required
  • Attend local management body meetings (including risk management meetings, compliance meetings, branch management meetings and board meetings)
  • Liaison with and reporting to regional head of legal and local management teams; management, support and career development of staff in the Japan Legal team
  • Selection of and oversight of external counsel;; liaison with head and regional offices on projects and major initiatives
  • Provide training to management and staff of Japan entities on issues related to the Legal function

Requirements

  • Admission in Japan, US and/or commonwealth country
  • Superior legal skills
  • Previous experience as head or deputy of in-house legal function in a financial institution in Japan
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; and ability to nurture, engage and inspire staff
  • Strong English skills with high level of proficiency in Japanese.


Tokyo

Ote Center Bldg, 22F
1-1-3 Otemachi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0004
+813 5219 6633
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