Head of Legal, SEB Gamla Liv

Stockholm, Sweden

Do you want to work in an inspiring and forward-looking environment as manager of our newly established legal function?
We are looking for an experienced lawyer to head our legal department in Stockholm.

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Ref nr: HN A006960

Application Deadline: Send us your application as soon as possible as we are continuously interviewing candidates in this assignment.

Sophie Lempert


Filip Edström


You will start with empty hands with the goal to build up the legal function during 2019/20. Gamla Liv needs a strong legal function covering all aspects from various legal agreements to in-depth documentation of our different investment portfolios. You will work closely with all functions in the company supporting our daily business.. The role includes participation in the management team as well as other responsibilities as representative of Gamla Liv inside and outside of SEB.

Gamla Liv is a Swedish life-insurance company run according to mutual principles. Gamla Liv manages SEK 180 Bn in investment assets for some 350,000 customers. The investment portfolio is highly diversified across asset classes with a large allocation to alternative assets. Gamla Liv is closed for new business since 1997. Gamla Liv has a small organization with 10 FTEs, and extensive outsourcing arrangements.

Who are you?  You need to have strong in-depth financial legal knowledge with the ability to work team-based and result oriented against dead-lines.. Prior experience in international investment related tax matters are considered an advantage. An understanding of business needs and ability to prioritize are crucial competences. Formal degree in law followed by hands-on experience from fund and securities law and documentation will be a crucial competence. English in writing and spoken is vital. As a person you need to balance your specialist role with the managerial role and be communicative, driven and open for new solutions.

Working at Gamla Liv You will work in an industry undergoing major changes and at a workplace characterized by entrepreneurship, openness and genuine commitment. Working with us will give you the possibility to grow your talent through everyday learning, extensive training and other development opportunities. We see the value of a flexible working life, wellness benefits and a healthy lifestyle for our employees.

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Click on Apply and attach your CV and a personal letter describing yourself and how you can contribute to SEB. Since we select candidates on running bases, feel free to send in your application today.

If you have questions about the position please contact Sophie Lempert or Filip Edström.

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