Job ID : 991221 Date Updated : February 17th, 2021
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Legal Secretary - Tier 1 International Law Firm

Hiring Company International Law Firm
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 4.5 million yen ~ 6 million yen

Job Description


  • Schedule management, arranging internal/external meetings
  • Coordination of travel arrangements
  • Processing bills, time sheets and expenses as appropriate
  • Answering telephone calls and/replaying accurate messages
  • Keeping files up to date at all times
  • Liaising with and building good relations with external and internal clients and their secretaries
  • Formatting and amending documents
  • Producing high quality PowerPoint presentations
  • Conducting research instructed by the attorneys 
  • Participating in training sessions and secretaries' meetings
  • Working together with other secretaries to provide support to the attorneys


  • Strong English language skills
  • Understand business etiquette in Japan (worked in Japanese law firm or company for 1+ years)
  • Fast and accurate English and Japanese typing
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage a demanding workload
  • Detail oriented
  • Team player - able to assist others when needed
  • Proactive person who can take initiative in their responsibilities
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a busy environment


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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


Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 4.5 million yen ~ 6 million yen
Recruiter Company Information

Legal Intel K.K.

Legal Secretary - Tier 1 International Law Firm - 991221

Company Description

About Legal Intel KK





About Legal Intel KK

Legal Intel KK is a recruitment agency specializing in the search and placement of Legal & Compliance and Finance & Accounting professionals. The company comprises 3 divisions - Legal Intel, Accounting Intel, and Logistics Intel - each specifically set up to provide a dedicated service to Japanese and foreign clients in Japan.

We maintain strong relationships with mid to top-tier companies and foreign firm firms in Tokyo. Our recruitment service covers the following industries:

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

Legal Intel - Legal & Compliance Recruitment

Our Legal Intel division 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 Intel - Finance & Accounting Recruitment

Accounting Intel 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

Logistics Intel - Logistics, SCM & Import / Export

The following are the logistics positions we cover:

  • SCM Director / Staff
  • Logistics Manager / Staff
  • Warehouse Manager / Staff
  • Import / Export Operations
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Customer Support

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