Legal Counsel

  • Competitive
  • Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley - Tokyo
  • 17 Oct 18

Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel within a top-tier financial institution, covering trust and banking, asset management and security businesses.


  • Transaction Support - draft and negotiate trust agreements, outsourcing agreements and other documentation relating to the different business entities.
  • Review new and existing regulations and add value to the business by anaysing how they impact the different product lines and provide commentary to senior managers.
  • Work on ad-hoc projects to improve internal control.
  • Advise the business and other areas of operations on any issues relating to legal and regulations.

Required skills
  • Legal experience, either within a financial institution or a law firm focused on financial services.
  • Native Japanese.

Preferred skills
  • Experience with derivative documentation - ISDA, CSA, etc...
  • Japanese qualified lawyer.
  • Fluent English

About our client

A top-tier global financial institution, offering trust banking, asset management and security services to clients in Japan.