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Legal Counsel

Ă…lesund Stokke AS Apply before: 2024-07-05

Here We Grow:

Stokke's long history of design and innovation began over eight decades ago on the west coast of Norway in 1932. Our values remain deeply rooted in our Scandinavian heritage and our commitment to craftsmanship and quality. Stokke is recognized worldwide for best-in-class solutions for children. For over forty years, we've combined our passion for Scandinavian design with the ability to challenge the ordinary and make beautiful products that nurture family bonding. Designed not only for you and your child, but for your children’s children, and generations to come.

Stokke has experienced considerable international growth through our strategic approach of acquiring products and brands. These acquisitions include the Nomi chair, LIMAS, a baby carrier company, Mukako, a multi-activity play table brand, and BABYZEN, the makers of the highly popular YOYO all-in-one lightweight stroller. Acquisitions is key for our growth and has allowed us to have office presence in Norway, Germany, The Netherlands, France, the US, and Asia, meaning we truly offer an international work environment and can stand by our brand promise Confident Kids for a better World.

 

Pursue Excellence, The Team:

At Stokke, we believe in excellence in everything we do. Our team is comprised of dedicated individuals who strive to exceed expectations and drive innovation in the legal landscape. We foster a collaborative environment where each member is valued for their unique contributions and encouraged to pursue professional growth.

Take Responsibility, The Position:

As a Legal Counsel at Stokke, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive legal support to our business operations. You will be entrusted with key responsibilities that span across various legal domains, including GDPR compliance, intellectual property rights, marketing regulations, and technology and information law.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact within the organization for matters relating to personal data protection, technology and information law (including CRM), and marketing regulations.
  • Provide legal support on intellectual property matters, including innovation initiatives and the maintenance of our IP portfolio.
  • Assist in addressing legal infringements, particularly concerning online enforcement procedures.
  • Offer guidance and support on general contract law and marketing-related legal issues.
  • Contribute to addressing any legal challenges or queries that arise within the organization, ensuring compliance and mitigating risks effectively.

Better Together, The Ideal Profile:

We are seeking a qualified individual with a Norwegian Law degree and a solid background in legal practice, either within a reputable law firm or as an in-house legal counsel. The ideal candidate should possess:

  • 4-5 years of broad work experience, preferably with a lawyer's license.
  • A strong understanding of personal data regulations and GDPR, intellectual property rights, marketing regulations, IT, technology and information law, and general contract-related law.
  • A commercial mindset with the ability to collaborate effectively across different teams.
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Norwegian, coupled with a service-oriented approach and a positive mindset.
  • Strong academic credentials, combined with a structured and efficient work style, particularly in fast-paced environments.
  • Curiosity, eagerness to learn, and a proactive attitude towards understanding our products, technology, and company activities.

If you are passionate about the intersection of law and business, and thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, we encourage you to apply and become a valued member of our legal team at Stokke.

 

Keep Growing, What We Offer:

Perhaps the biggest benefit of working at Stokke is the opportunity to work with a premium brand with products that are recognized around the world and have a common purpose: to encourage child development and to nurture family bonding.

You will also get to appreciate an international career with a host of learning opportunities in a growing brand that creates smart and sustainable premium products that stimulate children’s development.

Furthermore, you will work in a company where our core values,

Keep Growing, Take Responsibility, Pursue Excellence and Better Together

define who we are and what we stand for. Offering unique Learning and Development opportunities from our Stokke Academy such as Global Training, Digital Education, Mentee\Mentorships and leadership development.

At Stokke, we are truly better together and we take pride in our international and diverse global offices.

This position is to be based in Alesund or in Olso.