Legal Counsel | Undutchables

Legal Counsel

Solna, reference 2020-01067

Company description

Our client is an international, financially solid company with entities in all the Nordic countries. They are dealing with financial services and are focused on sustainability within mobility services.

They are now looking for a Legal Counsel that will take the lead role in all legal aspects for the Swedish and the Norwegian entity.

Job description

This position will support two countries, being the in-house legal expert where you may interact with external counsels where necessary. You will work with tasks such as review, research, interpret, and prepare both written and oral viewpoints on a wide variety of legal issues. Draft, review, and approves policies and procedures, regulations, bylaws, and other legal documents in consultation with the international headquarters, where necessary. Review contracts, leases, and other legal documents; research legal issues and recommends revisions as necessary. Selects and retains outside counsel, as required, to obtain legal opinions or to handle claims and litigation. You will provide training to the employees on various legal issues through (e-)learnings and training (in consultation with headquarters and the People & Performance department where appropriate). You will interact with all department heads, stakeholders, and employees and you work closely with the Risk Manager. The direct report line is to the Head of Legal at the international HQ. You are not limited to the above-mentioned tasks and you are open to performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


As you in this role will be the lead counsel, it is necessary that you have a law degree from a reputable Swedish or Norwegian Law School. Your skills from 8-10 years of experience within a solid law firm or in-house legal within an international organization (or combination of both) will help you to independently oversee all the legal matters. You bring expertise and excellent knowledge of corporate law, contract law, employment law, and competition law. It is also handy if you have experience with GDPR and other areas and being able to manage litigations.

You are knowledgeable, curious, analytical, structural,and a problem solver. You like to create order and can balance the mitigation of legal risk and business needs. You are not afraid of taking the lead and you know how to set priories. You do not mind reaching out a hand where help is needed, even if it outside your area of responsibilities. You are good in communication and interaction with your colleagues and you find it important to maintain good and effective working relationships. You are creative and able to seek solutions and to work on process optimization. Working towards deadlines in a demanding environment is something you are used to.
The experienced person you are, within the legal field, you have solid integrity and can anticipate future opportunities and threats.

As a person you are flexible, pragmatic, enthusiastic and able to demonstrate common sense and you know communication is key. You connect well with people. You have worked in an international setting before and your English is fluent, both oral or written.
As this position is to cover Sweden and Norway, it is essential that you speak Swedish and or Norwegian.

· Experience having worked as a legal counsel in Sweden and or Norway
· Law Degree
· Corporate law, contract law, employment law etc.

Working conditions

Salary is in accordance to the market level. We are looking for a candidate that brings experience that is equal to a monthly salary of 60-70 K SEK. If you wish to have more information on the salary indication and benefits, please contact us today at

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Recruiter contact

Karin Björkman, Undutchables Sweden
+46 (0)728532201
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