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Legal Counsel (FQ) – International Financial Institution




This lawyer, reporting to the Regional Head of Legal, will focus on legal support to the Japan business while also assisting across other Asian markets.

  • Act as an advisor to colleagues in Japan and in other offices on any range of legal matters and transactions.
  • Review and negotiate transactional documents for investments in Japan and overseas.
  • Advise various internal teams and assist in deal management and structuring.
  • Help to ensure that risk is managed, both in terms of transactions and compliance risk.
  • Training and record management, as required.
Preferred Skills:
  • 5-10 PQE with an international law firm or multinational in-house role
  • Experience advising on cross-border transactions, ideally corporate or finance.
  • Maturity and commercial acumen.
  • Strong verbal and written English and Japanese
  • Must be comfortable working in what is largely an independent work environment


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