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Job ID : 1094374 Date Updated : January 14th, 2022
leading global company

Hiring Compliance Officer / paralegal staff / Legal Counsel

Hiring Company We protect our clients’ assets for the long-term using expertise
Location Available across Japan
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 5 million yen ~ 15 million yen

Job Description



The successful candidate will mainly cover trade finance, corporate banking, and custody services on top of taking care of various other legal matters. Expected work will include documentation of transaction agreement, handling of external counsel, strategic partnering with business units, and other supporting functions including issue spotting, scheme analysis, and providing solutions. The candidate will work with senior legal counsel in the team. The candidate will also join various governance forums as a legal representative. The candidate will report to Japan General Counsel.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills



-  Qualified to legal practice in Japan (Bengoshi) is a must

-  At least 3 years of legal professional experience at top-class law firms or financial institutions

- Strong analytical and documentation skills on corporate or financial legal matters backed by a solid understanding of basic legal theories

-  Proactive, outspoken, and problem-solving mindset

-  Strong communication and interpersonal skills

-  Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under time pressure

-  Strong curiosity to financial business and ability to assimilate new knowledge/skills

-  Ability to strike the balance between commercial and legal considerations

-  Work with ownership

-  Native level Japanese and business level English for both written and spoken

Job Location

  • Available across Japan

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 5 million yen ~ 15 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Work Hours 9:00 ~ 18:00

Hiring Company Information

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Japanese
Recruiter Company Information

SK Global Co Ltd

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Company Description


Legal Job Seeker  was established to offer the best possible service to the Legal / IP and IT business community in Japan. We are able to deliver excellent results to both our clients and our candidates and our focus being on excellent quality, professionalism and sincerity. We strongly believe that we have the expertise and knowledge to introduce the best people to fill legal & IP positions in Japan. Our team has an excellent in depth knowledge of the Japan job market to source the right candidates for high performance.

Career Advice

We promise to help you through the process of finding your next position. As a candidate you will receive genuine advice and assessment. We will market your skills the best way we know how, guide you through your interviews and give you our best advice possible. We will only submit your resume to a client with your knowledge and agreement. In short, making a career move is one of the most important decisions you may face, and we promise to guide you through every step of the way and maintain a professional and courteous manner, no matter what your decision may be.

About Legal Job Seeker

LJS is a division of a team of experienced, talented legal recruiters who are committed and dedicated to the search and placement of qualified Patent Attorneys , Lawyers and qualified legal and compliance professionals with a strong interest in the legal area, as well as supporting placement into international patent and law firms. Our company holds an impressive track record of successfully completing a large number of legal and compliance searches for both our International and Japanese clients based in Tokyo. Our knowledge of the industry, specialist recruitment methodology and our approach to recruitment has made us uniquely special from other agencies to ensure that we deliver the best results for our clients and candidates.

Our Approach Commitment to Excellent Service

Our company is committed to providing an excellent and personal service to both our clients and candidates. We believe that every hiring decision impacts all areas of peoples lives and therefore we are extremely careful in our recruitment approach and placements. Our philosophies regarding recruitment are as follows.

Honesty Innovation Commitment Accountability Professionalism Service and Team work

We at LJS work collectively to deliver service we can be proud of, and are able to deliver results in the shortest period of time. Whether you are looking for talented individuals to join your team, or a brand new challenge yourself, we promise to deliver the best possible service we can.

Our Area of Expertise

We aid, assist and work with both Japanese and International clients who are looking to hire qualified individuals in both Japan and overseas and non- qualified legal & IP professionals. Our area focuses on mid to senior level legal & IP positions in Tokyo and covers all levels of seniority.