Chief Legal Japan

Tokyo Permanent
  • The chance to take leadership your own team and develop it the way you want.
  • Be part of the Japan branch of a multinational financial services company.

About Our Client

The client is a stock listed, well established multinational investment management and financial services company. They bring nearly 30 years experience in providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to corporations, institutions and individuals worldwide.

Job Description

  • Legal matters that affect the Group with regard to Japan legal matters;
  • Overseeing all legal work undertaken within the Company day-to-day;
  • Initially, dual responsibility in compliance function and serving as Internal Control Manager for financial advisory (M&A) activities;
  • Supporting both secondary securities sales and investment banking team;
  • Supporting the management of the Company, in terms of keeping the management apprised of legal and regulatory updates that will affect the business;
  • Putting in place appropriate training and creating new policies and procedures to reflect the changes or updating existing ones, which includes changes to financial services regulations;
  • Working closely with the Legal teams from different offices world wide, as well as the local Japan Internal Control team;
  • Supporting the management in oversight of operational matters ideally with some understanding of finance, tax and employment rules and also trade settlement;
  • Working with teams in other jurisdictions;

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified in Japan or an English speaking country;
  • PQE in financial services;
  • Compliance background in financial services;
  • Fluent Japanese and English language capabilities are required;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of integrity;
  • A self-starter who is independent and able to take the initiative;
  • Strong analytic and evaluative skills;
  • Able to work alone and with a team;

What's on Offer

  • The chance to build up your own team and realise your own ideas inside an established multinational company
  • Various opportunities to develop yourself and advance into a top management position inside the company
  • An international environment with an interesting diverse range of responsibilities
  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Direct involvement in strategic decision of the company, as you are reporting directly to the CEO and the Representative Director Internal Control of the Company and functional lead at the HQ.
Oliver Schulz
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