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Senior Legal Counsel Partnering / M&A (JP)


Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 100-0005

RWE Renewables Japan G.K., Tokyo, Japan (JP) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables; Legal / Compliance 



Your role


Provide legal support to M&A transactions, corporate law and housekeeping in the area of renewable energy in Japan


Your future plans


  • Be one of the key legal advisors handling all legal matters of RWE Renewables' renewable energy transactions
  • Advise the business on all transactional legal matters, including development of drafts and negotiation of related documentation to M&A and project finance transactions
  • Ensure corporate legal compliance by organizing an efficient corporate housekeeping relating to all local legal entities of RWE Renewables
  • Provide support (including liaising with external counsel) in related dispute resolution situations
  • Work across the international RWE Renewables' business, alongside other members of the RWE Renewables Legal Team and engage with other support functions to deliver a holistic and streamlined service to the business of RWE Renewables
  • Manage organizational or coordination tasks incl. process optimization 


Your profile


  • Graduated in law with distinction and qualified as solicitor
  • >5 years of working experience with M&A transactions and corporate law in an international law firm or company, preferably in the renewables energy sector 
  • Commercial and technical understanding
  • Organizational, analytical and communication skills, solution-oriented mindset
  • Customer-orientation and consulting skills
  • High level of engagement, enjoy working in an international team including travel
  • Flexibility and ability to work professionally and accurately under pressure
  • Management skills
  • Very good command of English is essential; capability of conducting negotiations in a further language is beneficial



Promoting diversity (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) shareholding (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40)



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Any questions? Marc Hofmann, Mail: marc.hofmann@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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