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Senior Attorney – Supporting Tokyo Disney Resort

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 768740BR Location Chiba, Japan Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted 11/11/2020

Job Summary:

As a member of a legal team currently comprised of a head lawyer, a paralegal and an administrative assistant, the person in this position will be responsible for supporting the head lawyer and working with the other members of the legal team and the business teams to provide legal support covering a variety of issues (including corporate/commercial, intellectual property, labor law, privacy, etc.) related to Disney’s business in Japan and, in particular, Disney’s business relationship with Oriental Land Company (the licensee and operator of the Tokyo Disney Resort).

Basic Qualifications:

Qualifications, Education and Experience:
 J.D., LL.B., LL.M. or equivalent
 A minimum of 4 years’ experience working as a lawyer, preferably in an international law firm or a multi-national enterprise
 Admitted to practice law in Japan or an English-speaking jurisdiction
 Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas of Japanese law: licensing, corporate, commercial (marketing/sales) and intellectual property
 Language Skills:
o Proficient Japanese language ability in negotiating, drafting and reading
o Proficient English language ability in negotiating, drafting and reading
o Proficient verbal communication skills in Japanese and English

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Direct-to-Consumer and International, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

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