LVJ/Legal Staff/ Legal Specialist / Legal Senior Specialist

Tokyo, Japan
23 February 2022
Permanent Job



To provide general legal advice and support to the business of Louis Vuitton.

To support General Counsel.

To ensure adequate compliance (in clouding French Anti-bribery Act) and data protection.


  • Report to General Counsel Louis Vuitton Japan



  • All departments and all staffs of Louis Vuitton Japan
  • Assistants and administration staffs in Louis Vuitton Japan
  • Legal team in LV headquarters and other countries
  • Legal Counsels in LVMH Japan and other countries


  • Relevant government authorities in Japan
  • Professional/ legal Associations
  • External Law Firms


  • To ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, policies and guidelines and seek advice from appropriate authorities in the relevant jurisdiction or legal expert when required.
  • To review, draft and negotiate commercial contracts including service agreements, marketing agreements, sales and purchase contracts, construction-related contracts, leases, etc which get alignment with the General Counsel
  • To support actively identify areas of risk and engage with local management team and relevant functional stakeholders to resolve the issues.
  • To perform any other legally related responsibilities as necessary or directed.
  • To monitor and work with external lawyers as necessary and to manage legal cost.
  • To handle Corporate Secretary matters (Board of Directors Meeting Minutes management)
  • To handle Contract Management and its process


  • To support General Counsel and Liaise with LVM Legal team and LVMH Japan Legal team on legal work related to Japan.
  • To support General Counsel when Louis Vuitton Japan has a dispute or litigation
  • To ensure compliance and data protection is in accordance with the local law and follow the LVMH global guidelines.



  • Legal Counsel of other local LVMH brands including LVMH KK, MHD, etc.


  • Education: Qualified Japan commonwealth law practitioner or Japan law lawyer with a law degree.
  • Experience: At least 5 years’ experience as legal counsel, para legal or legal staff preferably in retail business sector.
  • Language: Fluent Japanese and English (both written and spoken).
  • Qualifications:
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Ability to develop good work relationship with all other departments.
    • Highly motivated and willing to take on multiple responsibilities at once.
    • Loves Louis Vuitton, fashion and fashion industry.

    • Respects craftmanship
    • High integrity, self-motivated and practical.
    • Ability to work under stress.
    • Experience in retail business is a plus.
Reference: LVM15769