Japan – Legal Counsel – High growth pharmaceutical business

Japan (JP)
15 Jan 2021
25 Jan 2021
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a commercially minded, positive, proactive lawyer who have an experience in the pharmaceutical industry to join its legal team in Japan. Must speak Japanese. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast expanding pharmaceutical business that is a key player within the industry.

Job Responsibilities include:

•            Contract review and negotiation (dispatch agreements/service agreements/consulting agreements with other companies, vendor agreements, NDA etc.);

•            Respond the legal related requests and inquiries from internal clients (Business Development, Sales Operations, HR, Finance etc.) and draft legal documents and communications on a timely and efficient manner;

•            Verify and draft responses to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, and other relevant governmental agencies.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified lawyer in Japan and at least 5 years PQE with proven experience in the pharmaceutical industry. You will have the ability to collaborate with colleagues and take a business-oriented approach while identifying and balancing legal risks and providing succinct, accurate and pragmatic advice. If you have outstanding relationship-building skills.