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Senior Manager, Legal - Tokyo - JPN - Hitachi-Johnson Controls Air Conditioning

WD30086400319 Requisition #

What you will do:

Projects & Contract Work (80%)

  • Independently prepare, review and revise commercial contracts such as distribution agreement, sales facilitator agreement, vendor agreements, etc.
  • Prepare documentation in various M&A projects of JCH such as shareholders agreements, purchase and sale agreements, master transaction agreements, etc. Able to quickly turn around documents in urgent timeline and with excellent qualities. 
  • Jurisdictions include US, SEA, Japan, Middle East, EU and Brazil. 

Corporate Governance Work (20%)

  • Manage corporate governance work for JCH global entities (supervising paralegal in ensuring entities compliance); draft corporate documents such as amendments to JVC and AOA 
  • Able to review corporate governance documents to identify correct issues and solutions and form legal advice
  • Able to handle complicated corporate restructuring transactions. 

What we look for:

  • English must be fluent (close to native) in both oral and legal drafting. Able to draft contracts, high-impact emails, corporate notices and legal presentation materials in English with minimum supervision 
  • Fluent Japanese or Chinese (possessing the ability to draft Japanese or Chinese (as applicable) contracts and conduct business-level negotiation in the applicable language) is a plus but not required if item 1 is met. 
  • Be a licensed attorney in at least one of the following jurisdictions: Common law countries (US, UK, Canada), China, Taiwan, HK or Japan
  • Have at least 4 years law firm experience in contract drafting and corporate governance
  • Person with high integrity and honesty
  • Team player
  • Understand relationship between things and people


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