Legal Counsel, Japan & South Korea - 食品関連企業 

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥12000000.00 - ¥17000000.00 (年収) + (Base + incentive)
Specialization: Legal & Compliance,
Sub Specialization: In-House Legal/Legal Counselor,
Contact: Kayo Hayashi
Reference: JO-2207-472880
Kayo Hayashi

・Applicants must have permission to work in Japan
・Applicants must be able to speak fluent ~ native level Japanese (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

☑外資系企業 ☑上場企業 ☑英語力が必要 ☑フレックス勤務 ☑ハイブリッド(出社×リモートワーク)

Legal Counsel, Japan &South Korea(マネージャーレベル)


This role will provide support and advice across the various functions within the Japan & South Korea Operating Unit and other international projects.

  • Provide proactive and creative strategic and tactical legal counseling and support, advice and assist in problem resolution
  • Draft, review, and negotiate key legal contracts to achieve business objectives, minimize risk and ensure compliance with Company policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Review and approve all marking initiatives including all labels, claims, packaging, advertising, campaigns and promotional initiatives, PAC and consumer communications.
  • Provide litigation assessment counseling and risk mitigation advice and coordinate litigation, trademark and patent registrations/oppositions and related documentation in collaboration with the Company's IP counsel and outside counsel.
  • Represent and/or guide the representation of Company interests in dealing with local governmental authorities.
  • Provide general legal and business advice on a case-by-case basis to the business
  • Ensure compliance with Company policy and provide proper training and support in the areas of corporate governance.


  • Education: Qualified attorney (licensed in Japan and/or any common-law jurisdiction)
  • Work experience: At least 5 - 7 years of prior relevant experience
  • Contracts and Transactions: Draft, review and negotiate customer, M&A, distribution, procurement, sponsorship, marketing, and other contracts
  • Language: Japanese and English (at least business level in both)

1200〜1700万円 (Base + incentive)





Reference: JO-2207-472880
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Legal