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General Councel - Chief Legal Officer

Cofounder, Oslo
Monthly salary:

Competitive

Equity:

To be negotiated

We want to help businesses in developed countries like Norway to fundraise free money, meaning, with no dilution for business owners. It will be backed by people or big companies having a corporate, social and responsible goal wanting to do good for society and environment.

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We are looking for an excellent General Counsel to add value to and be the “backbone” of our business.

You will ensure that company operates within the law at all times, offer counsel on legal issues, create an effective guardian of the organisation and facilitate business strategies development.

The successful candidate will be able to ensure legal compliance and limit risk exposure.

Responsibilities

  •     Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management
  •     Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  •     Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action
  •     Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategically
  •     Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  •     Base your decision making process on ethics and integrity
  •     Create associations of trust and respect with key stakeholders
  •     Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, politicians, clients)
  •     Attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from team
  •     Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  •     Meet legal objectives
  •     Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas
  •     Keep abreast of legislative changes


Requirements

  •     Proven general counseling experience in business environment
  •     Overall broad legal knowledge in Norway (corporate law, litigations, labor law, etc)
  •     In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organisations
  •     Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives
  •     Well-versed in how business operate with financial acumen
  •     High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas
  •     Excellent judgement and analytical skills
  •     First class interpersonal and communication skills
  •     Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to “see around the corner”
  •     BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree

Perks & Benefits

Flexible work hours and vacation: Morning person or night owl, this job is for you
Located near public transit: Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace
Social gatherings and games: Hangout with your colleagues
Equity package offer: Want to be a partner? Look no further
Free beer on Fridays: Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together
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