Swedish lawyer 3-5 years legal work experience


Swedish lawyer with 3-5 years legal work experience

About You

Are you a qualified Swedish technology lawyer with 3-5 years legal work experience?

Do you have a distinct focus on the technology and communications sectors, with a desire to work with some of the leading Scandinavian technology companies, including innovative tech start-ups and SMEs, as well as established eCommerce and Digital Businesses?

Do you want to work in an international legal environment, based in the Greater Copenhagen area but with a particular focus on Southern Sweden?

Are you an entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for building new business and client relationships, focused on helping companies fulfil their potential and exceed their ambitions?

If you meet this description the team at Bird & Bird would be very interested in speaking with you.

About Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird has an unique integrated Nordic offering with offices in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Skanderborg and Stockholm. This forms part of the wider international law firm with 27 offices across Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific.

We are the only international law firm with a presence in Denmark, Sweden and Finland, which has enabled us to serve a number of the leading Nordic tech firms and some of the most exciting tech start-ups coming out of this region.

A Unique Opportunity

Widely acknowledged as the leading technology and intellectual property law firm in Europe we want to utilise this market leading position to expand our footprint across the key tech clusters in Southern Sweden. We are looking to develop opportunities in Helsingborg, Lund and Malmö, providing legal services to many more clients in this region.  We need your help to do this.

The ideal candidate will be agile, mobile and flexible. Your base will be the Bird & Bird Copenhagen office, however you will be expected to follow the client development opportunities, utilising the many different co-working spaces and cutting edge incubators across the Southern Sweden region, establishing relationships with companies operating out of these locations.  In addition you will be expected to regularly travel to our Stockholm office with a view to building strong working relationships with the team based there.

You need to:

  • be a team player who can work independently;
  • have a solid basis in general Swedish company and commercial law combined with a passion for technology and business;
  • be fluent in English as this is our global firm language;
  • be an outgoing and confident networker who loves to attend industry events and tech meet-ups.

The Objective

With the support of our teams in Copenhagen and Stockholm you will be responsible for driving business and expanding our client base across South Sweden.

If this challenge excites you and you believe you have the entrepreneurial drive to make a success of this unique opportunity, please send a cv and covering letter to Martin von Haller Groenbaek at martin.vonhaller@twobirds.com