Legal Counsel to General Expansion


Company Description
The H&M Group operates more than 5 000 stores in 70 countries under 9 distinct brands. We continue to expand worldwide, as one of the largest fashion companies in the world. We rely on solid relationships with our business partners, which are supported by relevant and flexible agreements. This is an opportunity for someone with a genuine interest in property law and in the world of retail and fashion. H&M is a large organization with a great culture, and you will be working with dedicated and talented colleagues.
We now have an opening for a 12 month maternity leave cover in the Legal Team within Global Expansion, a team based out of the Stockholm Head Office. The Expansion Legal team is a team of 5 lawyers, who provides legal support to our markets in relation to the lease contracts regarding our 5000+ stores, as well as legal advice to other functions within Expansion.
This is a full time temporary position for 1 year with start date as soon as possible. You will report to Head of Legal, Global Expansion.
Job Description
In this role you will:
Be responsible for enabling, guiding and protecting the H&M Group in relation to leases and other legal contracts that the Group enters into or is a party to. This involves negotiating, writing and reviewing various agreements.
Be responsible for understanding global legal requirements and standards and supporting your relevant regions and markets to achieve these whereever possible.
Support the regions you work with, in expansion contract issues, sharing best practice, recruitment, training and in using our new contract management system, LIMA
Support other functions within Global Expansion in various legal matters related to expansion, such as global construction and global facility management
Have the opportunity to advise on a wide range of other legal matters supported by the Expansion Legal team which will allow for you to expand and deepen your commercial legal knowledge in an international business setting.

We believe that you are a social and positive person with drive and integrity, who strongly believes in the benefits of collaboration. You are the kind of person who finds solutions where others don’t. You are comfortable in any negotiation setting and you are able to discuss legal matters with beginners, as well as with seasoned professionals. You enjoy independent legal work, while having a supportive team of colleagues around you, who will lend a hand or an ear when you need it. You are able to focus and to thrive in a quick-paced and dynamic environment.
In addition to matching the personal profile, we seek the following qualifications:
A university law degree.
At least 2 years’ work experience involving real estate / property law, preferably in an international setting.
Experience in general property law, including drafting and negotiating agreements.
Experience from with a H&M market team is meriting
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (professional English required).

Additional Information
About the recruitment process:
If you feel your experience, skills and personality are right for this role, please send in your application, including a CV in English no later than 26 of July.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

HRBP Lisa Hall


  • Arbetsplats: H&M Hennes & Mauritz GBC AB / Inköp Stockholm
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 16 juli 2021
  • Ansök senast: 26 augusti 2021


Mäster Samuelsgatan 46A


Stockholm, 10638

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