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Lawyer level role (specific title TBD depending on experience)

応募後で応募 Job ID 10006602 勤務地-都市 港区, 日本 勤務地-国 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) 掲載日 2022/07/29 柔軟な働き方の種類 ハイブリッド

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The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd. is seeking an experienced attorney to join Disney’s Legal team in an exciting, cross divisional role. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for legal matters arising in connection with our Studios Motion Pictures and Home Entertainment departments, including support for the promotion and marketing of tent-pole feature films released theatrically and on physical and digital media under the Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars brands. The candidate will also provide cross-divisional support as needed to other business segments, such as the Consumer Products, Games & Publishing licensing divisions as well as the D+ content production segment, providing contract drafting services and thoughtful legal advice to Disney executives and other key stakeholders on potential risks and issues.


  • Provide legal support as necessary for the expansion and growth of Disney’s businesses in Japan, particularly in the areas of Studio Motion Pictures and Home Entertainment segments.
  • Prepare, negotiate, review and interpret a wide variety of agreements and other documents related to the booking, promotion and marketing of theatrical film releases, as well as the distribution of content on physical and digital media.
  • Draft, review and interpret agreements, including licenses, promotion & marketing agreements, NDAs, premium distribution campaigns, and service agreements, as well as memoranda and correspondence.
  • Provide counsel on structuring premium campaigns, talent engagements and other matters related to marketing support for major film releases.
  • Instruct, oversee and manage outside counsel.
  • Negotiation with counterparties to agreements relating to Disney businesses in Japan.
  • Advise Disney Japan business executives on legal and regulatory issues affecting the Japan market.
  • Coordinate with other members of Disney’s Legal Department to provide legal support and advice to Disney businesses in Japan and other Asia-Pacific markets.


  • J.D., LL.B., LL.M., or equivalent
  • Admitted to practice law in Japan or an English-speaking jurisdiction.
  • Solid transaction support experience, ideally in the context of promotion/marketing of products and services.
  • Understanding of Japanese commercial law and intellectual property regimes, particularly copyright, trademark and unfair competition.
  • Keen analytical insight and strong legal capability.
  • Understanding of the legal and business practices of a US-based multinational enterprise.
  • Capacity to pick up and stay current on emerging business and legal trends in the motion picture, television and new media industries. Some familiarity and experience with business customs of the Japanese entertainment, branded content and IP licensing industries would be helpful but is not required.
  • Exceptional organizational, prioritization and time management skills for high priority projects in a fast-paced production environment.
  • A minimum of 5 years of legal experience in a law firm and/or multinational corporate legal department.
  • Native (or near-native) Japanese language ability and English language proficiency in negotiating, drafting and reading.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

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