We are now looking for Junior Legal Counsel to co-create the future with us!
Futurice is an outcome-focused digital transformation company — empowering the world to act. We bring together strategy, design, engineering and data to help organisations become resilient, so they can take control of their futures. We believe that the winning recipe for digital projects is happy people, happy clients, and happy users. Our work has meaning and makes an impact on society. By helping our clients thrive, we co-create a better future.
Founded in 2000 we are over 650-strong and growing. As an international company with Nordic roots, our HQ is in Helsinki, and we have offices in Tampere, Stockholm, Berlin, Munich, London, and Stuttgart. We come from all over the world. Our clients are international, as are the opportunities we provide. Our culture is built on a Nordic heritage of trust and transparency. Read more about our culture here.
About the Role
The position is located in our Helsinki HQ, that has everything from world-class coders to perceptive service designers and fearless business consultants – all mixed together in a petri dish of innovation, where silos are impossible to form. You will work together with our Legal team and other professionals, who come from 50 different nationalities. The position is part-time, approximately 2-3 days a week. The employment is fixed term until end of 2022 but may potentially continue to spring 2023 if we so agree during the autumn. The desired starting date would be during September 2022.
Your daily tasks will be based on current needs of the Legal team, but may include, for example, reviewing different contracts and documents, and communicating between different actors in the company. We will provide you with thrilling and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow as legal professional in a global technology company.
Your daily tasks will consist of
- Reviewing, commenting on and negotiating agreements and other documents
- Helping our teams to provide top-notch services by giving your insight in ad hoc legal issues
- Supporting our Legal team in their work by assisting in various tasks and filling in when needed
What we are looking for
You already have a good deal of studies (at least 180 ECTS) behind you, and you are really starting to get what business-oriented legal services are all about. Here's a little checklist to help you figure out if you are a match for us:
- You have at least 180 ECTS of completed legal studies
- Working proficiency in English and Finnish
- Demonstrated experience in commercial/corporate law from a law firm or in-house
- Proactive and business-oriented approach to legal issues
- Motivated to deepen your understanding in IT- law
- Strong social skills
You will also benefit from
- Background in technology/software related business or practices
- Practical experience in contract drafting and review
- Understanding IT-contracts and Legal Tech
- Extra-curricular activities such as positions in student bodies and associations
Would you be our next Junior Legal Counsel?
The recruitment process is operated by Paragraaffi Ltd. We review all received applications on an ongoing basis, and we will conduct interviews as soon as suitable candidates are found. Please submit your application (CV and application letter) in English at our website by 3rd of July 2022 at the latest. For more information, please contact Legal Talent Consultant Erica Holmlund (050 5766 752) email@example.com.
This is Paragraaffi’s Secondment -assignment, where you will be employed to Paragraaffi but work directly with Futurice. All Paragraaffi Secondees are compensated with recommended salaries by The Association of Finnish Lawyers and work under collective agreement.
At Futurice we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse pool of candidates. We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of their race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, medical condition, or other non-merit factors - we care for each other!