Legal Counsel - Medical Devices Manufacturer

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥8000000.00 - ¥11000000.00 per annum
Specialization: 法務・知財・コンプライアンス
Sub-specialization コンプライアンス, 企業内法務
お問合せ Mai Mochizuki
参照 JO-1909-425310
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[Company Description]
Global Medical Devices Manufacturer

Legal Counsel

  • Providing support in reviewing marketing proposals and collaterals and educating marketing team to ensure compliance with local laws, regulations and codes which apply to medical devices in the field of advertising, promotion, manufacturing and labelling.
  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating or otherwise providing legal support to the various types of contracts and commercial transactions arising from the growing business in Japan.
  • Communicating and coordinating with global team with respect to contract approval, filing and management process.
  • Preparing and reviewing sales support documents and assisting in developing standard document templates and related SOPs.
  • Providing regular trainings and guidance to commercial team to ensure legal compliance with respect to contract approval, execution and filing.
  • Providing general support in other legal and regulatory aspects of the activities in Japan, such as trademark enforcement and brand protection, anti-bribery compliance, anti-trust issues.
  • Coordinating with external counsel on the various legal matters and providing support in our company's interactions with government regulators in Japan.
  • Monitoring major legislative developments and regulatory changes that is relevant to our company and updating legal and commercial teams accordingly.


  • Experience in medical device, pharmaceutical, or other healthcare sectors strongly preferred.
  • Experience in advertising and promotion compliance (especially, consumer-facing marketing), brand protection and trademark enforcement, and anti-bribery compliance preferred.
  • Requirements [Degree or equivalent experience]
  • At a minimum, completion of an LL.B or J.D., or equivalent with good academic credentials from a leading Japanese or US or UK university.
  • At minimum, candidate must be fluent in both English and Japanese. Another Asian language will be a plus.
  • Working experience in the legal department of a private company or a law firm for more than 4 years in Japan is a must. Prior experience in health care or medical device industry is a plus but not a must.
  • We welcome both in-house counsels or lawyers currently in private practice to apply.
  • Japanese (writing, reading, speaking) is mandatory

[Employment Type]
Full time

(Experiences and skills will be considered)


[Work Hours]
9:00 - 17:45

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