Job ID : 914087 Date Updated : October 19th, 2020
Global Pharmaceutical Company in Tokyo

General Counsel - Pharmaceutical - JPY 25M

Hiring Company Global Pharmaceutical in Tokyo
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 20 million yen ~ 25 million yen

Job Description

A well-known pharmaceutical is seeking Japanese Bengoshi to lead their team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Japan admitted lawyer looking for a lead role with management responsibilities.

  • Draft, review and negotiate on a variety of transactional agreements in Japanese and English. 
  • Provide legal advice to senior management and business teams
  • Ensure compliance with local Japanese laws and regulations as well as company policies
  • Cooperate and work with other members of Legal & Compliance
  • Liaise with other attorneys in other offices outside of Japan


  • Bachelors Degree (Law)
  • Qualified as a Japanese Bengoshi (Essential)
  • Strong transactional experience
  • Minimum 15 years experience 
  • Legal experience at a pharmaceutical would be an advantage
  • Business minded and team player - able to easily adapt oneself into a new culture and environment
  • Native Japanese and business level fluency in English (Essential)

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General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 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

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 20 million yen ~ 25 million yen

Hiring Company Information

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees)
Recruiter Company Information

Legal Intel K.K.

General Counsel - Pharmaceutical - JPY 25M - 914087

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.

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