Just Legal | Legal & Compliance Search and Recruitment for the Japan market

Head of Legal & Compliance – Global Healthcare Company




  • Overseeing all Legal & Compliance matters for the company in Japan
  • Manages a team of 5 subordinates (legal & compliance)
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts in English and Japanese
  • Conduct Compliance training for all employees
  • Working closely with Global & Regional legal & compliance teams on strategy and implementation of policies
  • Work closely with senior management, advising on legal and compliance risks and strategy
  • 12+ years of legal experience
  • 3 years in-house experience is a must
  • Lawyer qualification in Japan
  • Medical industry experience is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Management experience is a plus, but not a requirement
Preferred Skills:
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work in a hands-on role and fast paced environment 
  • Native Japanese, Business Level English


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