Our client is an international media and digital marketing communications company headquartered in the UK.
Their international Legal & Compliance team is now looking for a
General Counsel Sweden (f/m/d)
to join the business in Sweden and to be a legal executive to advise the CEO and Swedish Leadership Team. The role will be based in Stockholm.
You will be the first lawyer joining the Swedish business and build up the legal function there. You will be providing legal and strategic advice to the senior management and stakeholders of the organisation. You will develop and communicate a clear direction and priorities for the legal function. Being a generalist, your responsibilities and tasks will be broad, e.g. you will draft and negotiate various complex commercial agreements, you will drive and implement best-practices also in other fields of law including corporate law, compliance, IP, IT and data protection. You will also develop and deliver trainings and legal risk management initiatives to support the management in strategically managing legal risks.
You will be a Swedish qualified lawyer with substantial work experience in an international environment, preferably from a renowned law firm and/or international, fast-paced and customer focussed organisation. You will have significant experience and excellent knowledge of commercial and corporate law, IP, IT, compliance and ideally also data protection and/or employment law. You will have excellent communication skills as well as negotiation and presentation skills. You will be a strong self-starter with a can-do attitude and hands-on approach, as well as a proactive and positive attitude. Fluent Swedish and English language skills are mandatory.
The SR Group (Germany) GmbH is acting as an external recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.