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Job Description

Dynamic/innovative fintech company at forefront of revolutionizing the financial industry is seeking talented/experienced Head of Legal to join and help shape the future of the organisation.


  • As the Head of Legal, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the legal integrity and compliance of operations. You will provide strategic legal counsel to our executive team and lead a dedicated legal department.
  • Developing and implementing legal strategies to support business goals and growth initiatives.
  • Overseeing all legal matters, including contracts, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, data protection, and corporate governance.
  • Advising on complex legal issues related to financial products, services, and transactions.
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with other departments to identify and mitigate legal risks.
  • Managing and mentoring a team of legal professionals to ensure high-quality legal support across the organization.
  • Monitoring changes in laws and regulations and proactively advising the company on potential impacts.
  • Representing the company in negotiations, disputes, and regulatory interactions.

Required skills

  • Qualified lawyer (preferably in Japan).
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience practicing law, with significant experience in financial services, fintech, or technology.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills in both English and Japanese.

Preferred skills

  • Familiarity with international legal frameworks and regulatory trends.

About our client

Japanese fintech company with a growing business in Japan and looking to expand operations abroad.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Steven Howden
Steven Howden