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Legal Counsel/Lawyer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Bærum
  • Hybrid
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Bærum
  • Hybrid

Do you want to be a part of Santander’s Legal department and work for one of the world’s largest credit institutions?

Santander Consumer Bank is looking for a skilled and motivated Legal Counsel/Lawyer, who thrives in a fast-paced environment, anticipate and deal with change in a forward looking way, and who actively seek out opportunities for cross-border collaboration.

Our Legal department currently consists of 13 Legal Counsels/Lawyers with extensive experience from both the financial industry as well as larger, Nordic law firms, and who provide ongoing advice to Santander’s various business areas in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. We are now looking for a skilled and motivated Legal Counsel/Lawyer with solid legal qualifications and relevant experience, for the role as Legal Counsel/Lawyer in our Regulatory Affairs team.

By joining Regulatory Affairs you will get the opportunity to work broadly within the bank’s operations by

  • Advising the business on questions related to regulatory requirements connected to changes in products and processes, with particular focus on privacy and ICT law.
  • Advising the business on questions related to regulatory requirements connected to various agreements, with particular focus on privacy and ICT law.
  • Keep updated on regulatory developments within relevant areas of law, both nationally and at EU level, identify opportunities or changes for the bank, and assist with the bank’s implementation. Prepare consultation statements on behalf of the bank or associations of which the bank is a member, contribute in work with industry standards or similar, represent the bank in finance associations’ working groups relevant for area of responsibility.
  • Maintain an ongoing dialogue with the bank's management and Santander's head office in Madrid on relevant matters.

Skills & Requirements

About you

You have a law degree/Master of Laws with good results, preferably from a university in Norway or the Nordic countries, and a minimum of 5 years of experience from relevant legal work. You communicate fluently in a Nordic language and English, both written and spoken. You can identify legal risks and give good advice on how to reduce the risk. You are independent, proactive and analytical. You are a team player with good teamwork skills, high integrity and motivation.

Why should you choose us?

Santander Consumer Bank is one of Norway's largest banks and forms part of Banco Santander, which is one of the world's largest financial groups. The bank has branches in Sweden and Denmark, and a subsidiary in Finland. As a Legal Counsel/Lawyer you will be working in a sector that is in development, where rapid change and digitalization place new demands on the industry. You will be part of a good working environment with skilled colleagues, and you will have a workplace in beautiful premises at Lysaker or in the city center of Stavanger. There will be good opportunities for both professional and personal development, with competitive terms and good arrangements including flexibility in one's own work situation


For more information about the position, please contact Silje Due Bugge (Head of Regulatory Affairs), telephone 452 773 11, e-mail [email protected] eller Morten Karlsen (Head of Legal Business Partners) telephone 90146774, e-post [email protected].

Great Place to Work

  • We invest in you

  • Innovative and looking to the future

  • BeHealthy | Your health is important to us

  • Social events for all employees

  • Engaged colleagues

  • Dynamic work environment

  • Employee benefits and discounts

  • Competitive insurance and pension plans

  • We give back to society

  • Gode pensions- og forsikringsforhold

  • Vi investerer i din udvikling

  • Vi giver tilbage til samfundet

  • Medarbejderfordele og rabatter

  • Dedikeret kollegaer

  • Globale muligheder

  • Sociale arrangementer for alle medarbejdere

  • Innovativ og fremadtænkende virksomhed

  • Gode forsikrings- og pensjonsordninger

  • Engasjerte kolleger

  • Sosiale arrangement for alle ansatte

  • BeHealthy | Din helse er viktig for oss

  • Innovativt og fremtidsrettet selskap

  • Vi investerer i deg

  • Vi gir tilbake til samfunnet

  • Personalgoder og rabatter

  • Dynamisk arbeidsmiljø

  • Sociala evenemang för alla anställda

  • Dynamisk arbetsmiljö

  • Vi ger tillbaka till samhället

  • Konkurrenskraftiga pensioner & försäkringar

  • Innovation, förbättring och utveckling

  • Globala möjligheter

  • Friskvård - din hälsa är viktig för oss

  • Engagerade kollegor

  • Personalförmåner via Benify

About the company

We are a Nordic bank with more than 1,200 colleagues in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, and proud to be part of Banco Santander, one of the largest banks in the world with a solid history going back more than 160 years.

Our purpose is to help people and businesses prosper and we aim to be the best retail and commercial bank, earning the lasting loyalty of our people, customers, shareholders and communities - through simple, personal and fair banking.

In our organization we foster and value an engaged, challenging and passionate environment that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. We operate in an ever changing environment, and believe the key to success is innovative involvement, a playful approach to active learning and continuous improvement in our daily work.

We are firmly committed to being a responsible bank in the way we operate, our culture, caring for our environment and giving back to society. Banco Santander is recognized as the most sustainable bank in the world following the publication of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2019.

Read more about responsible banking on our global webpages.

Santander Consumer Bank is one of the largest Nordic banks providing loans and credits, credit cards, deposits and insurance to private customers.

To learn more about Santander in the Nordics, please visit our local webpages


TA Nordic Bank with global strength

TPart of Banco Santander – one of the world’s largest financial institutions

TBanco Santander’s history goes back more than 160 years

TWorld’s Most Sustainable Bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

TOver 1200 employees across the Nordics

TWe serve over 1.6 million customers

TStrategic partnerships with over 10 000 car dealers, merchants and brokers

TInnovation is key to our future success

TBanco Santanders historie går mere end 160 år tilbage

TVerdens mest bæredygtige bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1.200 ansatte på tværs af Norden

TOver 1.6 mio kunder

TStrategiske partnerskaber med mere end 10.000 bilforhandlere, indkøbere og brokere

TInnovation er nøglen til vores fremtidige succes

TVi leverer digitale kundeoplevelser

TEn Nordisk bank med global styrke

TEn del af Banco Santander – en af verdens største finansielle institutioner

THistorien vår går tilbake til 1963 i Norge

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

T50/50 fordeling menn og kvinner

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

TStørst på billån i Norge

TFremtidsrettede | Først ute i Norge med ApplePay

TVi er dedikert til å være en ansvarlig långiver!

TInnovative | Vår siste nyvinning SHFT – en abonnementsløsning for bil

TEn nordisk bank med global styrka

TDel av Banco Santander - en av världens största finansiella institutioner

TBanco Santanders historia går tillbaka mer än 160 år

TVärldens mest hållbara bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1200 anställda i Norden

TVi servar över 1,6 miljoner kunder

TInnovation är nyckeln till vår framgång

TVi levererar digitala kundupplevelser i framkant

Silje Due Bugge | Contact Person

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