Legal Counsel - 製薬会社

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥12000000.00 - ¥17000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Legal & Compliance,
Sub Specialization: In-House Legal/Legal Counselor,
Contact: Kayo Hayashi
Reference: JO-2207-472801
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 ☑英語力が必要 ☑リモートワーク可能 ☑フレックス勤務 ☑ハイブリッド(出社×リモートワーク)

Legal Counsel


As Legal Business Partner Pharmaceuticals,
・Provide legal advice and counseling to the Pharmaceutical (PH) business in Japan to ensure current and proposed activities, policies, business practices and transactions comply with all relevant laws and regulations through exercising strong legal analytical and consulting skills independently and in a professional manner taking into consideration the practical goals and realities of the PH business
・Win the trust of the PH Business Unit (BU) Heads and Function Heads as well as their management teams, and be relied upon as the strategic point of contact for PH legal issues
・Prepare and review contracts to protect PH business assets and enhance the overall organization's legal and business interests
・Proactively make proposals to further business goals with appropriate legal advice and counseling. Lead complex negotiations regarding contracts or disputes and act as a team player on business projects
・Coordinate well with other LPC managers on legal and compliance issues pertaining to the PH business while also providing appropriate guidance and support to the junior members
・Identify and address legal risks relevant to PH business, and manage legal risks and matters involving PH together with outside counsel or other legal professionals assigned
・Interact and negotiate, as necessary, with the legal representatives of customers, suppliers, alliance partners, industry/trade associations, and/or other third parties
・Implement all other acts and processes as needed to carry out the function

・University degree in Law (additional Law Degree at a master or doctor level is also welcome): strongly preferred
・A bar admission in Japan, US, Commonwealth or EU: strongly preferred

・In-house legal counsel experience is a must
・Experience in: (i) Pharmaceutical industry - strongly preferred; (ii) Other manufacturing industry (life science and medical device) - preferred
・Experience gained in a reputable law firm or leading global company - preferred
・Experience in working as a trusted business partner with the ability to understand key business strategies and work collaboratively with the business
・Experience in preparation of contract templates and contract drafting and review generally
・Self-motivated, result-driven, open-minded, and sensitive to multicultural working environment with proven experience in a highly client-driven environment
・Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability and maturity to deal with senior management
・Excellent communication, interrelation and decision-making skills to build and maintain good working relationships in LPC and across the organization
・Has good relationships with outside counsels and is able to select and instruct those who are most suitable for the purpose
・Outstanding analytical, conceptual and implementation skills
・Ability to travel domestically and internationally if required
・Flexible attitude and commitment to meet changing goals and requirements of LPC, the organization,
and any of the projects in which he/she is involved
・Ability to work well under pressure despite various competing priorities and capable of prioritizing
matters as necessary

・Japanese and English language must be fluent in speaking and writing




・退職年金制度 など

・ 土曜日および日曜日
・ 国民の祝日・休日
・ 年末年始(12月29日〜1月4日)
・ ゴールデンウィーク(4月29 日〜5月5日)



Reference: JO-2207-472801
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Legal