Legal Counsel to Ventures and Investments

Legal Counsel to Ventures and Investments

Arbetsbeskrivning

Company Description
The H&M Group operates more than 5000 stores in 70 countries under 9 distinct brands. We continue to expand worldwide, as one of the largest fashion companies in the world. We want to continue our growth in a meaningful way, partly by creating new ventures within the H&M Group and investing in external companies we believe in. If you want to be part of this journey, here is your opportunity.
As a Legal Counsel in the Ventures and Investments team, you will be part of a small team of three people within H&M Group Legal. You will primarily provide legal advice and be a strategic partner to the H&M CO:LAB department, supporting their growing portfolio of companies.
H&M CO:LAB invests minority shares in growing companies where the H&M Group can add strategic value. Investments are made in three areas: Sustainable fashion (companies that develop the technologies the industry needs to become fully circular and sustainable), New Retail (companies that explore consumers behavior and shopping in the future) and Enablers (tools and solutions that enable a better customer offering and can make us more efficient.
In addition, you will provide legal support to new and existing business ventures within the H&M Group. Our legal support consists of guiding new ventures when setting up their business – from idea until launch as well as initial business development.
This is a full-time temporary position for 1 year to cover a parental leave, based at the Head Office in Stockholm, Sweden.
Job Description
As Legal Counsel within the Ventures and Investments team, you will:
Provide legal and strategic advice relating to investments in an international setting.
Draft, evaluate and negotiate commercial agreements e.g. shareholders agreements, investment agreements.
Conduct due diligence.
Take an active part in decision-making related to legal and commercial matters, to ensure the best business result possible.
Provide advice and supporting documentation during all phases of a business relationship, from the initial contact through the operational phase and until termination.
Contribute to structure and internal knowledge development by creating templates, toolkits, best practice etc.
Be a team player, appreciate working in an agile matrix organization and collaborate with other departments.



Qualifications
A university law degree.
You have at least 5 years’ working experience at law firm and/or investment company or consultancy firm, preferably in an international setting.
Experience from working with investments in the US, UK or European markets is a requirement.
You have at least 3 years’ experience from working with M&A and Corporate Law.
You have great experience from drafting, evaluating and negotiating commercial agreements.
You are fluent in English both orally and in writing (professional English required).



We believe that you are an ambitious person with a lot of curiosity and interest for technology, trends and new business ideas. You enjoy and thrive working in a dynamic and everchanging environment, still you can structure and prioritize your work efficiently. We also see that you are a great problem solver and enjoy driving legal innovation forward. You will be expected to merge legal requirements and stakeholders’ expectations into innovative and simple solutions. As we strive for constant improvement, you are willing to challenge the status quo. You have a positive attitude and possess great social as well as communication skills. You share our entrepreneurial spirit and are not afraid to take initiative and try new things.
Additional Information
If you feel your experience, skills and ambitions are right for this role, please send your CV in English, by latest October 22th. Background in any of the legal areas referenced in the introduction should be highlighted in your application, as they are of special interest.
We look forward hearing from you!
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Sammanfattning

  • Arbetsplats: H&M Group STOCKHOLM
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 12 oktober 2021
  • Ansök senast: 22 oktober 2021

Postadress

Liljeholmsstranden 5
STOCKHOLM, 11743

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