Corporate Counsel - Technology (Japanese Speaking)

Job Title: Corporate Counsel - Technology (Japanese Speaking)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: S$150000.00 - S$180000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -042019-439028
Contact Name: Mike Hallett
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2019 16:24

Job Description

About the Client

Global Technology outsourcing, consulting & service provider

About the role

Corporate counsel role supporting the Japan and Singapore legal entities, advising on all contract and geenral legal matters


  • Assist in protecting the Company's legal interests and maintaining its operations within the scope established by lawReview of commercial agreements like Master Service Agreements, Alliance Agreements, License Agreements and other agreements relevant to the business of an Information Technology service provider, including the management and approval of drafting & reviews of such agreements
  • Participating in negotiations with customers and vendors in Japan and ensuring conformance with internal contracting/escalation requirements and risk mitigation requirements; managing and controlling the internal escalation and approval procedures
  • Creating and maintaining standard contract forms and adapting contracts to local laws in the region
  • Analysing legal issues and issues related to commercial risks, and presenting clear recommendations, and assuring legal compliance
  • Undertaking legal advisory functions in relation to general corporate compliance
  • Provide ongoing education on legal trends and issues in the geography to sales and broader business

About you

  • Qualified lawyer (preferably in Japan but other common law juristictions considered)
  • Expereince in drafting / negotiating technology contracts and translating Japanese to English and visa versa (without the use of a translator)
  • Fluency in Japanese breing able to speak, read, write and draft is essential to this role
  • All levels of seniority considered

EA Registration Number: R1871862
Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd. EA Licence Number: 16S8105