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Job ID : 1357217 Date Updated : September 19th, 2023
Tier 1 US Pharmaceutical role

Senior Legal Counsel - Global Pharmaceutical

Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 16 million yen ~ 20 million yen

Job Description

This is a new, exciting opportunity to join a small, established team of lawyers, and deal with a broad variety of legal and compliance matters in one of the most prestigious pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Previous healthcare experience would be great but not necessary.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and counseling the company on all strategic business transactions
  • Contract drafting/negotiation
  • Ensuring compliance with necessary laws, regulations and practices
  • Handling various commercial transactions
  • Develop and enhance the company's compliance profile

For further details, please contact Andrew directly, and in confidence, at andrew@alberto-recruitment.com or 080-4434-7887

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Post Grad Degree (PHD/MBA etc)
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

The required qualifications and experience for this role are as follows:

  • Bar qualified (Japan/US/UK) 
  • Experience (5+ years) with a law firm or in-house, with knowledge of transactions in the pharmaceutical sector an advantage
  • Execellent communication skills in English and Japanese


Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 16 million yen ~ 20 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.

Job Category

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