Senior Legal Counsel, Copenhagen

Indrykket: 13.2.2020

Nordea Danmark, København

Senior Legal Counsel, Copenhagen
We are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to be a part of the NIM Business Law team. The team is responsible for advising on all legal aspects of the business of Nordea Investment Management AB (NIM) and is a part of NAM Business & Corporate Law, the legal department in Nordea Asset Management (NAM).

NIM is a Swedish investment firm under the supervision of the Swedish FSA (“Finansinspektionen”), providing primarily discretionary portfolio management services to institutional clients, via branches in Denmark, Finland and Norway and subsidiaries in Germany, the US and the UK. This is an opportunity for you to expand your knowledge about asset management activities in different jurisdictions and to develop your legal skills both when it comes to asset management related legislation and general commercial legal advice, while contributing to the growing and successful business of the asset management arm of the Nordea Group.

NIM is a part of NAM, which is the asset management business of the Nordea Group, the leading financial services group in the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions. The group has 11 million clients and 30,000 employees. NAM has around 830 employees (of which around 590 are employed in NIM and its subsidiaries) and manages approximately EUR 200 billion of assets for institutional, wholesale and retail clients across the Nordic region and the globe.

About this opportunity


You'll join NIM Business Law, where we provide legal advice to the investment business of NAM. You will, both independently and together with other members of the team, be handling all legal aspects of the business of a global investment firm.

What you'll be working with:

  • License to operate and strategic questions
  • Client agreements, such as investment management agreements and fund investment agreements, trading agreements, and legal aspects of product development
  • Broker and research agreements, questions related to investment restrictions and agreements with for instance data vendors
  • Agreements with external managers and other types of outsourcing

The role is based in Copenhagen. Frequent travelling within and occasionally also outside the Nordics will be required. Welcome to a team that makes difference.

Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • 4-10 years’ experience of qualified legal work with corresponding matters in a law firm or as an in-house counsel
  • A law degree (master’s degree)
  • Fluency in English andGerman
  • Analytical mindset
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively, to prioritize tasks and to exercise sound judgment

If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Next steps


Submit your application no later than 5 March 2020.

For more information about the position, please contact Jenny Hjalt, +46 72 145 74 02, [email protected]

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Ansøgningsfrist Torsdag den 05. marts 2020
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