**Important: Please do not call or e-mail the firm directly in connection with your application.**
Nishimura & Asahi, one of Japan’s largest law firms, seeks applicants for the position of English-language legal editor.
This is a full-time position, with working days of Monday to Friday, 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm.
A law degree is required, and preference will be given to candidates with editing and/or legal experience, especially those who have practiced as lawyers. The position will be offered to a native English speaker and while Japanese language ability is not required, some ability will be helpful.
In addition to editing and rewriting a wide range of documents and correspondence, the editor may sometimes assist in research and similar matters. The position requires the ability to convey ideas and information effectively and concisely, in clear and professional written English.
The editor will join a professional staff that includes around 500 Japanese attorneys, 20 foreign attorneys and 10 editors from countries such as the U.K., the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
Interviews will be held in-person at our office in Otemachi, Tokyo sometime in May.
The successful candidate will be expected to start work in June. Visa sponsorship is available.
Please note we will only respond to applicants that we decide to interview.
**Please do not call or e-mail the firm directly in connection with your application.**
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