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Legal Associate

Tokyo, Japan

Job Reference 1180128

Location Tokyo, Japan

Industry Renewables - Solar

Function Legal

Job Type Permanent

Date Added November 22, 2022

You will collaborate with local business leaders (Business Development, Corporate Finance, Project Finance and Construction) as well as with supporting areas (Finance, Admin, Accounting & HR) advising on legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to the Company’s businesses.

Provide legal advice and support on a wide range of legal activities.
• Advise on renewable energy/power generation regulatory framework with a proper understanding of the main terms and conditions of tender documents, bidding requirements, consortium/ MOU/MOC agreements with partners to participate in tenders, project financing agreements, power purchase agreements (PPA) and other typical contracts/ agreements used domestically or internationally by the renewable energy industry.
• Draft and negotiate simple and complex contracts including those related to renewable energy power generation projects as non- disclosure agreements, sales and purchase agreements, energy performance contracts, commission framework agreements, engineering procurement contracts, joint venture
agreements, acquisition-related documents, powers of attorney, corporate guarantees.

Degree in Law or equivalent
• At least 6 years experience practising as a Bengoshi in M&A/commercial and project financing
• Solid knowledge of general business law issues of an independent power producer, including local legal and regulatory framework
• Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills.
• Flexibility to work in an international and fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
• Able to communicate, negotiate and draft legal agreements fluently in English.
• Value alignment: stewardship, collaboration, innovation and with a spirit of excellence


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