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Friday Featured Jobs: Japan

by on July 16, 2010

Every Friday we will post our latest job openings in Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo.  With improving news on the employment front, we continue to have even more positions for qualified candidates looking to move their careers forward.  This week, we have a number of new positions for which we are seeking ambitious legal professionals interested in working in Japan.

1. Projects Senior Associate – 5 years PQE – Tokyo

This an excellent opportunity for an experienced energy lawyer to join one of the recognized names in this sector. Ideally you will have gained admission in either Australia or in the UK and have plenty of project sponsor experience. Whilst Japanese language capability is a major advantage, it is not essential.

2. In-House Patent Attorney – Toyko

This company is a global provider of cutting edge digital technology, working closely with high profile companies to deliver both standard and customized software and products. With a constant focus on research and development, patents and licensing form a core part of the business, and they now have an opening for an experience patent attorney to join their legal team. You should have substantial experience that covers both contentious and non-contentious matters; your work will include formulating and carrying out strategy relating to patents as part of a team (both applying for patents and in respect of IP enforcement), providing internal training, and being involved in disputes relating to patents or licensing. You must be fluent in English and Japanese (both written and spoken), ideally with a benrishi qualification. Some travel overseas will be required. This is an opportunity to engage in an interesting range of work within an organization that will encourage your career development.

3. Equity Partnership Role, 10 + PQE – Litigation ADR – Tokyo

Fantastic opportunity at a leading US law firm with exceptional reputation in contentious work. Building upon your portable book and the firms existing substantial client base, you will be given freedom to supplement your team and drive the practice forward. Full package and benefits. 10+pqe

To apply for these and other positions, please visit our job search page at Law Alliance

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