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Business Side Lawyer – International Investments




Our client – an international business with a range of assets globally – wants a commercially minded lawyer to work on a niche aspect of their business here in Japan.

  • As member of the ‘business’, provide legal and commercial advice on a variety of business opportunities and transactions
  • Draft, review and assist in negotiating deal documents
  • Work closely with a range of colleagues, mostly non-lawyers, in a proactive and collegial environment
Preferred Skills:
  • Wide range of transactional experience, including M&A and/or finance
  • Ability to lead transactions and project manage
  • Track record working with clients both in Japan and overseas
  • Attorney, licensed in Japan, ideally with 5+ years’ experience with a law firm or global business
  • Native level Japanese ability, business level English


For more information about the position, please email Paul Cochrane directly.