Job ID : 911338 Date Updated : March 18th, 2020
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Japan-qualified Legal Counsel - International Healthcare

Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 12 million yen ~ 15 million yen

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal professional to join an established team and develop at a leading healthcare company. As well as offering a wide range of legal work, there are genuine opportunities to progress into more senior roles within the company in future.

The main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing a range of complex commercial and corporate contracts and agreements, with the support of the Head of Legal
  • Assuring compliance with relevant corporate regulations and, with assistance from the Head of Legal, assessing risks to achieving contract approval
  • Proactively develop new approaches to contracting requirements and obligations
  • Developing and improving the company's template agreements and templates to streamline processes and improve efficiency
  • Working as a business partner to help identify potential risk and advise on opportunities for commercial growth
  • Informing business partners on key commercial, legal, corporate policy 
  • Support and promote compliance projects and investigations

The required skills and experience for this role are:

  • At least 7 years' experience in a legal department or at a law firm
  • Previous company experience not required - ideal for a first-time move in-house
  • Attorney qualification in Japan 
  • Healthcare sector experience or knowledge of relevant industry laws is an advantage but not a requirement
  • Experience of handling complex legal issues and transactions
  • Native level Japanese with excellent communication skills in English

For further information and a confidential discussion, please contact Andrew on 03 4540 7889 or at

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 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

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 12 million yen ~ 15 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.

Hiring Company Information

Company Type International Company
Recruiter Company Information

Legal Intel | Accounting Intel (Legal Intel K.K.)

Japan-qualified Legal Counsel - International Healthcare - 911338

Company Description

Legal Intel K.K.

Legal Intel KK is a recruitment agency focusing on searches for Legal & Compliance and Finance & Accounting professionals. The company comprises of 2 brands - Legal Intel and Accounting Intel - each specifically set up to provide a dedicated service to Japanese and foreign clients. 

Legal Intel Brand

Legal Intel is a dedicated legal recruitment agency in Tokyo. Our expertise is in the search and placement of qualified lawyers and non-qualified legal professionals into mid to top-tier international companies as well as support function staff into law firms.

Accounting Intel Brand

Accounting Intel is a specialist Finance & Accounting recruitment agency. We exclusively handle finance and accounting positions in Tokyo and assist Japanese and international clients within the commercial sector.

Our team comprises of highly experienced industry specialists with extensive networks in the Japanese market.

For further information on our company and our recruitment services, please visit us at or