BayWa r.e. Japan K.K.

Legal Counsel

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Full time

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Tokyo, and are currently looking for a Legal Counsel. 

Legal Counsel

Your tasks

  • Providing legal support across project development, investment, finance and M&A activities for solar projects in Japan;
  • Evaluating, engaging and managing external legal firms on market entry evaluations and transactions across Japan;
  • Handling all corporate and legal documentation throughout the project lifecycle, with such counterparties as co-developers, off-takers, financiers and contractors;
  • Leading legal due diligence on acquisitions of projects, joint ventures, structuring, and negotiating such acquisitions;
  • Assisting with the transfer of BayWa r.e. best practices in legal areas to new teams/partners, setting up new processes as necessary;
  • Supporting on project sales to investors.

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in Law
  • At least 5+ years of post-qualification experience in legal practice
  • Have the right to work in Japan
  • Background in a major international law firm or infrastructure business and direct renewable energy project experience preferred
  • Transactional experience (M&A, project development & construction, real estate/property, financing) a plus
  • Fluent in Japanese and English (written and spoken), and other languages a plus
  • Self-motivated, multi-tasker and able to work in a small dynamic team setting
  • Hands-on and able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Bar qualification preferred

We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

Ubonpan Kanjak
HR Manager
BayWa r.e. (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

BayWa r.e. Japan K.K.

BayWa r.e. Japan KK, a wholly owned subsidiary of BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH is responsible for the renewable business in Japan. BayWa Jpn was founded in 2015 pursuing the growing opportunity in renewable energy business. BayWa Jpn’s business activities range from project sourcing, development, construction, and maintenance, with the full range and seamless operation. The company has wider scope of r.e. system, in search of good parity, system optimization, storage, and future technologies.

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