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Legal counsel
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Energy & Utilities




Mid level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Stockholm

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Hiring Manager
Sofia Graflund

Job Description

Legal counsel with construction law focus

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Legal Counsel with a focus on construction law to join our bold legal team in Stockholm.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. You will have the opportunity to be part of building a competent and dependable legal team, capable of scaling Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. Given the timing at which you will be joining Northvolt and the early stage in which the company is currently in, you will be given a unique opportunity to impact the development of a new company and industry in Sweden.

You will support the different teams at Northvolt with an extensive range of legal matters. Your work will consist of but will not be limited to negotiating, reviewing and drafting different construction law agreements, for example EPC contracts, lease agreements, agreements based on ABK, ABT and AB, rental agreements and general question in relation to the Swedish land code.

The person we are looking for is goal-oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to impact our success story through your day-to-day work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

Apply with CV and cover letter.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Skills & Requirements


  • A Master of Laws degree
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience from a reputable law firm and/or an industrial company
  • Extensive experience of construction law, EPC contracts, lease agreements, rental agreements and Swedish land code (Jordabalken)
  • You have previously worked with general business law and have experience of commercial agreements.
  • Knowledge of GDPR is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of compliance matters and joint-ventures is meritorious.
  • You are a business-oriented team player with good social skills.
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus.
  • Highly organized and results driven.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to understand priorities.
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines with excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently.
  • Qualities that we value are flexibility, high standards for quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour.
  • Passionate and purpose driven.
About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.  

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.  

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany.   We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.   

Join us today. Together, let’s enable the future of energy! 

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