Head of Legal

We are looking for a Head of Legal to join our fast growing and dynamic team.

You will be working on various corporate and business-related legal matters with our Finnish and Swedish teams. You will join us at a uniquely interesting time, as we are now taking the next step in our growth journey. Goes without saying that as our employee you will also get fantastic & market leading employee benefits! The position is permanent and full-time.

 

Fluency in both Finnish and Swedish languages is a must.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • provide expert and strategic legal advice to management, business and board
  • draft, review, and negotiate various commercial contracts and agreements
  • oversee and identify legal issues in all functions and their interrelation, including engineering, marketing, sales, support, finance, and human resources
  • promote legal awareness & compliance across the organization, organize trainings
  • design and implement internal governance policies and procedures to mitigate legal risks
  • deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, clients)
  • stay up-to-date with changes to legislation

 

Our expectations for your background and qualifications:

  • fluency in both Finnish and Swedish languages is a must (capacity to create & review legal documentation in both languages)
  • broad legal knowledge, including GDPR and proven general counseling experience in business environment
  • business savvy, well-versed in how business operate with financial acumen
  • extensive experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • first class interpersonal skills, excellent negotiator
  • 4-7 years of legal experience
  • ability to perform key tasks without support
  • prior experience in fintech / software sectors is a plus
  • other helpful skills IPR, Corporate Governance, M&A, Tax
  • high work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • ability to thrive in complex and fast-paced growth environment
  • excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • Master of Laws degree

Why Epassi:

We are a team of great enthusiastic and supportive people across Europe. Our team is made of highly skilled people from top notch business developers, designers and software engineers to passionate sales, marketing and customer support professionals. We create world-class digital services that create real value for employers, employees, merchants, and our partners.

 

Did you get excited?

Please apply as soon as possible, we look forward to reading your application! Please include in the application also your salary request.

For more information, please contact our CFO Regina Duzanskaja at regina.duzanskaja@epassi.com.

 

Apply now!

The position will be filled immediately when a suitable applicant is found, so don’t hesitate to apply! We're waiting for you!