Legal Counsel (Renewable Energy) - Japan

Location: Japan
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Posted: over 2 years ago

A reputable renewable energy organisation is looking to hire an experienced Legal Counsel to support the development team with the assessment, acquisition and development of renewable energy projects in Japan.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Drafting and negotiating shareholder agreements, share sale agreements, subscription agreements and related development acquisition documentation.
  • Leading the due diligence reviews for potential projects (including corporate screenings, land agreements, permits, regulatory requirements and grid connection agreements).
  • Advising on the structure of project teams
  • Taking the lead on any legal related disputes or queries from external parties
  • Ensuring acquisition structures are consistent with internal governance policies
  • Managing of external service providers to ensure correct advice within expected cost and time constraints
  • Carrying out any due diligence on tax and regulatory requirements
  • Supporting the operations development activities on acquired projects.
  • Advising on and coordinating internal approvals 


  • Law Degree from a recognised University
  • Fluency in Japanese and English
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the Japanese energy sector
  • Previous experience working on the financing or M&A phase of energy projects in Japan
  • Previous experience working in Renewable Energy is highly desired

Reaching Out
For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Mike Feely on the below email address and telephone number:
Direct Line: +65 6340 1940

EA License No: 16S8303
EA Registration No: R1767587