Legal Counsel - Financial Institution

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥15000000.00 - ¥25000000.00 per annum
Specialization: 法務・知財・コンプライアンス
Sub-specialization 企業内法務
お問合せ Nicolas Rumebe
参照 JO-2006-443558
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[Company Description]
World's leading bank and financial services institution

Overview of the Business/Function/Department
Legal Team in Tokyo handles all kinds of legal issues in Japan and advises business units and managements in cooperation with regional and global legal colleagues and other supporting functions.

The successful candidate will mainly cover cash management, corporate banking and global markets as well as various other legal matters. Expected work will include documentation of transaction agreement, handling of external counsel, strategic partnering with business units and other supporting functions including issue spotting, scheme analysis and providing solutions. Candidate will also join various governance forum as legal representative.


  • Qualified to legal practice in Japan (Bengoshi) is a must
  • Legal qualification in foreign country is a plus
  • At least 5 years of legal professional experience at top-class law firm or financial institutions
  • Strong technical legal skills mainly on financial transactions and regulations backed by solid understanding of basic legal theories
  • Proactive, outspoken and problem solving mindset
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under time pressure
  • Strong curiosity to financial business and ability to assimilate new knowledge/skills
  • Ability to strike the balance between commercial and legal considerations
  • Work with ownership
  • Strong Business English or above and native level Japanese for both written and spoken

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance, Flex time.
*Attractive compensation scheme for performance and employee contributions

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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