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People First
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28 Jan 2022

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Your New Job Title:Solicitor

The Skills You'll Need:legal, solicitor

Your New Salary:£60K-£70K


Who You'll Be Working for: Trading and business investment

What You'll be Doing Each Day:
  • Reviewing, drafting, advising on and negotiating various types of international commercial contracts and legal documents required in relation to corporate governance, including; international sale and purchase agreement, distributorship agreement, agency agreement, shareholders agreement, share purchase agreement, intellectual property and technology transfer, M&A, joint venture, guarantee, loan facilities and all corporate related legal documents
  • Providing legal support in respect of various national laws and EU and other international regulations, including in relation to corporate governance
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the group's organisation (including subsidiaries and branches).
  • Supporting the Legal Department's initiatives regarding compliance education and training
  • Some business travel to support with legal matters
  • Maintaining an awareness of 'best practice' and 'continual improvement' in relation to the scope of work covered by the role

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:
  • Solicitor Practising Certificate in the jurisdiction of England and Wales (or equivalent) is essential
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills with the potential ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Drafts and negotiates international commercial agreements
  • Advises on corporate governance and compliance issues
  • Conducts sophisticated legal research
  • Demonstrates confidence in ability to provide practical legal advice to EBUs and Corporate Departments
  • Demonstrates the skills to work within a collaborative team
  • Demonstrates a pro-active attitude and shows an understanding of the importance of accuracy and meeting deadlines
  • Flexibility to meet travel requirements
  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and pass-on knowledge and know-how

Job status:Full-time, Permanent

Start date:ASAP

Working hours:9-5

Please follow us on Linkedin: /people-first-team-japan

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

People First is committed to increasing diversity, and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability.

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