We are looking for a business-oriented Corporate Legal Counsel to join our team in Stockholm.
Your job and key responsibilities
As a Corporate Legal Counsel you will
actively support the organization in a variety of legal matters
develop a range of legal agreements with customers, partners and employees
be instrumental in forming and following up on key business deals
drive negotiations and manage projects with multiple stakeholders
produce legal contracts related to software licensing, intellectual property, employment, and professional services
stay up to date on legal development including but not limited to EU, GDPR, taxation, labor law and contract law
support the company on corporate matters, financing and M&A projects
report to the CFO
Who you are
At Universal Avenue we are looking for people that are exceptional at what they do, people with the right attitude, high level of energy and a strong entrepreneurial drive. We are looking for people driven by both profit and purpose, who places great emphasis on work that truly matters.
You are persistent and curious, and inspired by making a difference on a global scale and have the dedication to achieve something bigger than yourself. You are a true team player that enjoys a great degree of flexibility and freedom with clear deliverables. High pace is something you are used to, at times with tasks outside your job description requiring you to roll up your sleeves.
We look for a successful professional with
a Master of Laws degree (LL.M)
minimum five years’ experience from a law firm or corporate legal department
extensive experience of drafting and negotiating legal agreements
strong analytical skills
a passion for business and delivering results
a drive to take initiatives and capacity to organize work with sometimes limited input and structure
strong presentation skills who can communicate fluently in English and Swedish
This is Universal Avenue
Universal Avenue digitalizes small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Since 2014, we have gained the trust of 30,000 local business owners, to supply them with the solutions they need to grow and compete.
Our B2B commerce platform unite sellers, buyers and sales partners in one ecosystem where:
Sellers - Get access to a global B2B distribution network
Buyers - Get access to a wide range of solutions to digitalize and take their business to the next level
Sales Partners - Get access to a turnkey platform to increase earnings by connecting buyers and sellers
Universal Avenue is based out of Stockholm and backed ($28 million) by MOOR (the private investment arm of Kaj Hed, main owner of Rovio, creator of Angry Birds).