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Legal Counsel (Media / Content / Entertainment)

Job Details

Location: Japan
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Specialization: Information Technology, Legal & Compliance
Reference: BBBH48395_1715561691

Legal Counsel (Media / Content / Entertainment)

Our client are a global media & entertainment group, recruiting a Legal Counsel for content distribution. You'll work across multiple divisions including Direct-to-Consumer & Content Sales, and collaborate with APAC / global.

Responsibilities:

  • - Provide legal support for business growth in Japan, mainly in Direct-to-Consumer, Content Sales, and Channels sectors.
  • - Draft, negotiate, and review agreements related to marketing, promotions, content licensing, and content acquisition. Negotiate agreements.
  • - Oversee and direct outside counsel effectively.
  • - Provide legal support for Asia-Pacific and/or global projects.
  • - Conduct legal research and prepare memoranda and correspondence.


Qualifications:

  • - J.D., LL.B., LL.M., or equivalent.
  • - Licensed to practice law in Japan (preferred)
  • - Experienced with entertainment / content distribution (preferred).
  • - Knowledgeable in Japanese corporate/commercial law, civil code, consumer protection laws, and intellectual property law (particularly copyright, trademark, & competition)
  • - Fluent in Japanese

If this position is not ideal for you, but you are looking for a new opportunity,please contact us to discuss your options.

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