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Senior Legal Counsel – Global Pharmaceutical Company





Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts
  • Identify and advise internal clients of business and legal issues that arise in negotiations to enable clients to make informed decisions concerning such issues
  • Provide day-to-day legal advice, in a pragmatic and collaborative manner, to assist the business in achieving its goals/objectives in a legally compliant and ethical manner
  • Assist other members of the Legal Department on various other tasks and projects, as needed


  • Attorney qualification in Japan or overseas
  • Corporate, or regulated industry background preferred
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience is NOT a requirement
  • 5+ years of experience in corporate legal department or in a law firm
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in Japanese and English
  • Business level English skills


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