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Job Title: Legal counsel

Reporting to: Chief Legal Officer

Location: Vasteras, Sweden

Overview:

This role is a Legal counsel position for the Linxon Sweden (the “Company”), reporting to the Chief Legal Officer. We are looking for someone who has experience working for a leading private practice law firm and/or has relevant in-house legal experience.

You will support the Sweden business unit, as well as other units, in respect of all international legal matters relating to engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) projects, major procurements with clients, partners, subcontractors and suppliers globally, including certain corporate secretarial matters.

The selected candidate will be working closely with the Company’s management team, internal clients, engineers and technical teams and commercial management teams on all issues relevant to the Company for legal. As the Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for ensuring that all commercial proposals/transactions are carried out in compliance with the Company’s policies and governance rules.

What will you do?

  • Support and provide advice to Linxon in all legal matters (contract law, corporate law, and antitrust law), except for tax matters
  • Provide advice and guidance in respect of construction claims and disputes and managing the resolution of those claims
  • Train Linxon employees in Linxon internal regulations as well as in legal matters
  • Support country integrity officer in integrity matters, and integrity training of Linxon employees
  • As a pro-active, ethical, business-minded and out-of-the-box thinker, you will research, advise, prepare, draft, review, comment and/or negotiate complex contractual documents, and other relevant legal documentation for local or international EPC projects
  • Provide legal advice and opinions on risks and related commercial issues analysis;
  • Participate in the negotiation process of various contracts with clients, joint ventures, subcontractors and suppliers;
  • Liaise with other corporate functions (Tax, Treasury, Insurance, Company Secretary, Integrity) to ensure compliance with corporate governance requirements.
  • Interpret laws,  decrees and any other document of a legal nature, ensuring that the interests of the corporation are adequately protected;
  • Participate in the application and follow up of the corporations’ policies, procedures, and internal rules;

Experience required :

  • Sound commercial law background with a minimum of 8 years of relevant and demonstrable EPC/ construction/ litigation experience in a major law firm or corporation;
  • Excellent proficiency in English, any other languages a plus; with excellent drafting skills and attention to detail;
  • Swedish speaking skill is an added advantage
  • Ability to provide timely and sound legal advice, and work as part of a small close-knit team, in a demanding, fast-paced, multilingual and multidisciplinary environment.
  • A strategic communicator, self-motivated, with a commercial, practical, methodical, detail-oriented, flexible and dynamic approach.

Formal Education and Training Required:

            Qualified Solicitor

Personal Qualities Required:

The ideal candidate will have strong personal qualities including:

  • Self-driven, Self-starter, Structured
  • Reliable, Confident communicator
  • Influential
  • Result oriented & Resilient

About Linxon

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity. We combine AtkinsRéalis project management expertise and Hitachi-ABB Power Grids’ deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offering for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and delivering the highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects.

As a leading engineering company, we help our customers with turnkey substation solutions in the field of power transmission, renewable energy and transportation.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a new company as it evolves and help to shape it for the future. If you like new challenges, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in working with motivated professionals with expertise in the Substations EPC business, then this is the new opportunity for you.

To understand more about Linxon, please click on the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CB3IKbcxbs&t=14s

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