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Job ID : 1095308 Date Updated : February 26th, 2024
leading global firm 3 positions in Japan

Assistant General Counsel & legal specialist hiring urgently

Hiring Company world leading organization
Location Available across Japan
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7.5 million yen ~ 20 million yen

Job Description



The company, whose headquarter is located in the US, provides the asset management business across the various asset classes to Japanese institutional pension funds and financial institutions. Our group operates business in over 30 cities worldwide.

The group leverages the talents and capabilities of its employees to achieve the best outcomes for clients. The firm’s IT infrastructure allows the employees to work from home using remote access. The firm provides the best workplace for mid lawyers who are considering career changes due to life events or other reasons.

(If you are a legal specialist please apply we have many other positions to offer you )

General Requirements

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

Required Skills


Legal work related to setting up offshore funds (Unit Trust/LPS), domestic investment trust for investing offshore investment vehicles or Japan stocks, discretionary investment contracts in preparation for incorporation of UCITS/LPS, special business notifications, advisory business, private placement of interests of LPS managed third party firm, legal work related to other asset management business and advisory business
Legal work related to setting up onshore PE fund, investing in onshore PE fund and co-investment with third-party onshore PE fund (reviewing shareholder agreement and other M&A documents if necessary) 
Legal work related to general corporate legal affairs, including business consignment contracts, labor rules, employment contracts, advisory contracts, and other business-related documents other than products, as well as responses under the Companies Act and the FIEA in connection with general meetings, meetings of the board of directors, etc., and responses to labor regulations.
Legal work related to the Korean business handled by the Korean subsidiary, for example, investment advice and investment management to Korean fund managers, and the setting of Korean investment trusts that mainly invest in funds set up 

Monitoring regulatory movement



5years’ experience as a lawyer and working experience in Japanese four major law firms or major foreign law firms
Specializes in finance (working experience in asset management and M&A businesses is preferable)



Job Location

  • Available across Japan

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7.5 million yen ~ 20 million yen
Work Hours 9:00 ~ 18:00
Job Division Legal
Industry Other

Job Category

  • Legal, General Affairs and Public Relations > Legal, Compliance
  • Legal, General Affairs and Public Relations > General Affairs
  • Consulting and Certified Professions > Lawyer

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio About half Japanese