Senior AttorneyApply NowApply Later Job ID 785981BR Location Chiba, Japan Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted 05/12/2021
Job Summary:Job Description:
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).
Review and draft contracts
Draft memoranda and correspondence
Interpret agreements and provide advice on contractual and legal issues
Advise regarding regulatory and other legal compliance issues
Liaise and coordinate with lawyers and business people in Disney offices within Japan and worldwide
Liaise and coordinate with lawyers and business people at Oriental Land Company
Instruct, oversee and manage external counsel
Educate internal clients regarding a broad range of contractual and legal issues
Provide other types of legal support as necessary
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with legal and business personnel of different levels of seniority and background
Attention to detail and a passion to produce first-class work product
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
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 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):
At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.
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 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).