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Legal Counsel (Bengoshi) – Global Life Sciences company




  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating legal documents
  • Providing legal advice to internal clients on corporate, litigation, crisis management, corporate governance and compliance matters
  • Assist in managing all internal regulations and processes
  • Ensuring compliance with  applicable laws and regulations
  • Working closely with APAC region on commercial matters
  • University degree in Law 
  • Bar admission in Japan, additional qualification overseas is a plus 
  • Minimum 5 years of legal experience gained in a law firm or in-house (chemical/life sciences experience preferred but not required)
  • Commercial, IP, corporate governance, employment and litigation related experience
Preferred Skills:
  • Self-motivated and results-driven individual
  • Strong presentation skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Native Japanese, Business Level English


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