Legal Manager

Job description


JTB Group., who has companies and offices in 38 countries and taking in-house legal activities for group in Tokyo, Singapore, Zurich, Dublin, LA, and San Diego, is looking to hire an in-house lawyer responsible for the effective and efficient management of legal and contractual risks and provision of general legal advisory services.


Legal Advisory and Contract Management

  • Draft, review and provide legal advice on contracts and other legal documents for JTB Corp.’s global business, with a focus on the Asia Pacific Region (“AP”);
  • Review and provide legal advice on business or transaction schemes and M&A projects;
  • Provide legal advice to the business in AP Group and other group companies.;
  • Negotiate, or support salespeople to negotiate, with third parties from legal perspective;
  • Liaise with relevant divisions to ensure appropriate action will be taken where legal risks are identified;
  • Research, provide and interpret legal information including information on travel and tourism laws, consumer protection laws, data protection laws, privacy laws, corporate laws, anti-trust laws, competition laws, anti-bribery laws, anti-discrimination laws;
  • Administer intellectual property rights for the businesses in AP;
  • Manage personal data in AP; and
  • Liaise with external lawyers and expand relationships with external lawyers.

Policy Development

  • Review and provide advice on group policies; and
  • Review and provide advice on the group and local policies.

Regulatory Compliance>

  • Continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations;
  • Review and provide legal advice on internal control system; and
  • Liaise with relevant authorities if necessary.

Internal Training

  • Conduct training for JTB Corp.’s global business, with a focus on one and other areas
  • Support implementation of group policies; and
  • Support contract managers of each company, especiallyin AP.

Dispute Resolution

  • Manage and review the progress of outstanding disputes and investigations;
  • Liaise with and manage external lawyers; and
  • Report litigation and investigation progress to management.

            Job requirements

            • Law degree(LLB/LLM/JD)
            • Bar admission considered an asset
            • Language: English and Chinese(Mandarin)
            • At least 5-year legal experience, preferably as a member of an in-house legal department and with experience in M&A and compliance as well as contract management
            • Excellent relationship management and communication skills
            • Ability to identify and analyze complex issues/problems, recommend and implement solutions
            • Advanced proficiency in English and Chinese, preferably with proficiency in Japanese
            • PC skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)


            • Possibility of business trips to Tokyo, within AP and outside of AP.
            • Possibility of transfer to group headquarters (Tokyo) and/or other countries
            • Job Location: Singapore or Malaysia