Senior Legal Counsel Corporate & Transactions Law Japan


Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 100-0005


RWE Renewables Japan G.K., Tokyo
To start as soon as possible, full time / part time, permanent

Functional area: Legal / Compliance



Take the chance, become a Senior Legal Counsel (d/f/m) for Corporate & Transactions Law and grow together with us in an international environment.


Provide legal support for joint venture and project finance transactions as well as for M&A and corporate law matters with a focus on Offshore Wind projects in Japan.


Your future plans


  • You are one of the key legal advisors for transactions related to Offshore Wind projects in Japan (specifically joint ventures, project finance and M&A) as well as for the management of corporate matters

  • Advise and support the business on the drafting and negotiation of the related transaction documentation

  • Moreover, you are a key contact for Japanese corporate law matters, including corporate housekeeping, restructurings, shareholder financing and the operation of joint venture partnerships

  • Work across the international business of RWE Offshore Wind, alongside other members of the RWE Offshore Wind international Legal Team and engage with other support functions to deliver a holistic and streamlined service to the business of RWE Offshore Wind

  • You are involved in and actively support the standardization of corporate governance processes and harmonization of corporate law and administrative assistance to all RWE Offshore Wind SPVs & JVs 
  • If needed, the coordination of external legal advice is also part of your job

  • Provide support, including liaising with external counsel, in related dispute resolution situations

Your profile


  • Graduated in Japanese law with distinction and have a qualification to work as a bengoshi
  • Several years of relevant working experience in joint venture, project finance and M&A transactions as well as corporate law in an international law firm or company, with a focus on renewables (and ideally Offshore Wind) matters

  • Handling multiple tasks, taking on new responsibilities and prioritizing work in a deadline-intensive environment are one of your proficiency

  • Good commercial, technical and strategic understanding

  • Your organizational, analytical and communication skills are high.  

  • Have a solution-oriented mindset which allows you to find the right legal and business solutions also in complex scenarios

  • We can trust on your customer-orientation, paired with proven negotiations skills 

  • A high level of engagement and flexibility is self-evident for you. You are able to work professionally and accurately in a time-sensitive setting

  • Enjoy working in an international team and are open for occasional travel

  • Moreover, in addition to Japanese, an excellent proficiency in English is essential

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