Legal Specialist

Tokyo Permanent ¥5,000,000 - ¥8,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • The chance to work for a leading global vehicle manufacturer.
  • Great internal growth opportunities in an international environment.

About Our Client

A world leading manufacturer in the automotive industry, with an international staff and management, as well as many development opportunities inside Japan and abroad. With a warm and positive working environment and a good working-life-balance through flexible working hours and a high percentage of remote work possibility.

Job Description

  • Review and draft a variety of legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and legal correspondence with external law firms and public offices.
  • Assist in conducting legal research and analysis to support business decision-making.
  • Collaborate with key business departments to provide legal guidance on a range of issues.
  • Monitor changes in laws and regulations relevant to the company's operations.
  • Support the legal team in managing and resolving disputes and legal issues, sometimes in cooperation with external law firms.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB or equivalent) from a Japanese University or Law School, or in Japanese law from an international University.
  • 1-2 years of relevant legal experience, including internships and part-time at e.g. a law firm or a legal department of a company.
  • Strong analytic and research skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Japanese and English.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in an international environment.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary and appealing benefits (e.g. housing allowance.)
  • Good work-life-balance through low on average overtime, flex time without core time and hybrid working style.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans.
  • Retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement inside of Japan and abroad.
  • A positive, inclusive and welcoming work culture that values diversity.
Oliver Schulz
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Phone number
+81 3 6832 8986

Job summary

What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Job Type
Consultant name
Oliver Schulz
Consultant phone
+81 3 6832 8986
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.