Ref: MW43764

Japanese-speaking Legal Manager (Ref: MW43764)

Sector Legal/Consultancy
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) Negotiable / Neg
Benefits Good package
The role of the Legal Manager will be to own and manage the Compliance and Legal aspects of the European operation to ensure alignment with Head Office in Japan. Key to the role will be the responsibility to ensure that the European operations are set up to comply with legal requirements across all divisions and functions.
<Responsibilities>
1. Contracts
• Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and other legal documents for us and its subsidiaries, cooperating with legal department in HQ in Japan and local members in the subsidiaries.
• Managing approval for contracts and other legal documents.
• Arranging signature to contracts and other legal documents by officers.
• Archiving and maintaining database for contracts and other legal documents.
• Regularly monitoring expiry of contracts and facilitate their renewal where necessary.
• Arranging notarization to contracts and other legal documents where required.
• Administrating internal IT system for contract approval and archiving.

2. Compliance
• Administrating internal approval and documentation procedure for personal data processing in compliance with GDPR and other data protection regulations.
• Handling data breach incidents and data subject requests in compliance with GDPR and other data protection regulations, cooperating with relevant departments.
• Preparing annual statements on Modern Slavery Act 2015 in cooperation with the legal department in HQ
• Carrying out annual risk assessment on facilitation of tax evasion, cooperating with relevant departments.
• Maintaining WEEE producer registration as a producer where required.
• Taking other necessary actions to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, cooperating with the legal department in HQ and other relevant departments.

3. Dispute resolution
• Facilitating and supporting resolution of disputes with third parties, cooperating with the legal team in HQ and other relevant departments.

4. Company registry
• Updating company information held by company registries for us and its subsidiaries, cooperating with local members in the subsidiaries where necessary.
• Handling other tasks related to the company registries.

5. IP management
• Taking actions against copyright infringement incidents.
• Administrating YouTube Content ID system.
• Educating business departments on copyright notice and other legal notices.
• Supporting IP and information management departments in HQ for other IP/information related tasks.
Performing additional related duties as required.

<Requirement>
• Diploma or Degree level legal qualification.
• At least 3 years’ relevant experience in a corporate legal department handling English legal documents
• Good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• To have a ‘can do’ attitude.
• To be flexible to attend to urgent business requirements as needed.
• Proactive and reliable.
• To be available to travel to European/US and Japan entities as and when required
• To be available for weekly calls with Japan and US outside of normal working hours as required
• Attention to detail and process.
• Excellent verbal and written skills in English and Japanese essential.


If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 2 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs.
Updated: 6 days ago
Ref: MW43764