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Specialist in Law and Client Relationship Management (expired)

Sonoda & Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law | 園田・小林特許業務法人

Sonoda & Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law | 園田・小林特許業務法人

Job ID
Tokyo, Tokyo
Post date
Jun 14, 2018
Legal Services
Business Planning, Project Planning
Work Type
Full Time / Experienced (Non-Manager)
¥3.5M ~ ¥4.5M / Year
  • Negotiable


  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Must currently reside in Japan
  • Organized, rigorous, autonomous, open-minded, excellent communication skills
  • Visa sponsorship available


We are looking for a motivated professional willing to contribute to the internationalization and business development process of a dynamic Japanese intellectual property law firm.

What you'll be doing:

Client relations management
- Facilitating communication between international client companies and our
- Monitoring the relationship with clients;
- Overviewing internal procedures so that they are in line with clients' needs and
- Negotiating with clients for services and fees;
- Drafting IP related newsletters and presentations;
- Studying IP laws of different jurisdictions;
- Organizing/participating Japanese IP law seminars for international clients;
- Maintaining client database.
Develop business opportunities and increase clients
- Developing strategies for business development (in collaboration with other
departments); and
- Organizing and going on business trips and attending conferences to find new

The ideal candidate will have the following profile:

- University degree
- At least two years of work experience
- Background in IP or law is preferable (admission to the bar not required).
- Organized, keen on details, independent, and motivated.
- Winning personality with excellent communication skills.
- Open-minded and willing to work with different people from various cultural
- Be willing and motivated to go on business trips outside of Japan.

Required language proficiency:

- English : Native or fluent
- Japanese : N2 or above
- French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Dutch: a plus

What's in it for you:

At Sonoda & Kobayashi, we recognize the value of our employees and engage them as true partners in running our business. We need your expertise and value your opinions. Come be a part of our team!

The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.

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