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Job ID : 1357217 Date Updated : May 30th, 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
Recruiter Company Information


Senior Legal Counsel - Global Pharmaceutical Job Information | Work in Japan · Jobs with International Companies · Jobs that Use English · CareerCross

Company Description


Alberto Recruitment is a boutique recruitment agency based in Tokyo and is focused on Legal & Compliance, Finance & Accounting, and Sales & Business Development. Previously known as Legal Intel, the firm comprises a team of talented specialist recruiters who have built a strong reputation for the search and placement of qualified and non-qualified legal and compliance professionals with international companies, as well as placing support function staff with international law firms.

We have a proven track record of successfully finalizing complex mid to senior and executive-level searches for international and Japanese clients. Our recruitment service covers the following industries:

  • Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Retail, Fashion & Consumer (FMCG)
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Professional Services


Legal Team - Legal & Compliance Recruitment

Our Legal Team specializes in Japanese and foreign companies in Tokyo as well as the recruitment of bilingual support staff for leading international law firms. We are able to cover the following legal job functions:

  • In-House Counsels
  • General Counsel & Head of Legal
  • Legal Managers & Contract Managers
  • Legal Specialist
  • Legal Assistants & Corporate Paralegals
  • Law Firm Support Functions (Paralegals & Legal Secretaries)
  • Business Development / Marketing Professionals
  • Corporate Compliance Officers

Accounting Team - Finance & Accounting Recruitment

Our Accounting Team are experts in the area of commerce finance & accounting recruitment. We aim to deliver results and are able to provide recruitment solutions tailored to the specific needs of our clients. The following are the finance & Accounting positions we cover:

  • CFO / Financial Director
  • Financial Manager / Financial Controller
  • FP & A Director / FP & A Manager
  • Senior Financial Analyst / Financial Analyst
  • Accounting Manager / Junior to Senior Accountant
  • Treasury / Treasury Manager
  • Internal Auditor / Internal Audit Manager / Internal Audit Director
  • Tax Staff / Manager


Sales Team - Corporate Sales Recruitment

We handle a wide variety of corporate sales roles for our clients from Account Executive to Sales Manager and Business Development positions. The following are the Sales positions we handle:

  • Sales Manager & Sales Director
  • Account Executive / Account Manager 
  • Sales & Business Development Representative


For further information on our company and our recruitment services, please visit us at www.alberto-recruitment.com, or www.facebook.com/albertorecruitment