EQT is a leading investment firm with more than EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 28 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. 

We are now looking for a Legal Associate to join our legal team in Stockholm, to help accelerate our continuing fast-paced growth.


Our legal team consists of three experienced senior Legal Directors and a General Counsel. We are now looking to enhance our team with a smart Legal Associate that would like to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment where you will receive direct and constructive feedback.

The Legal Associate will be

  • providing practical advice and solutions across a range of legal subject areas;
  • voicing legal insights to help shape our strategy and business plans;
  • monitoring legal trends;
  • providing relevant and useful legal training to colleagues

This is an opportunity to join an international industry-leading business where you will receive responsibility and autonomously lead various projects with the support of more senior colleagues in the team.

Please note that EQT’s operational language is English.

Profile and qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Swedish law degree, a strong academic record and 3-4 years of experience working with M&A, transactions, Capital Markets, etc, in a top tier law firm based in Sweden, the US or UK.

In line with EQT’s values, the right candidate for this position must be intellectually energized and a real team player, while also independent, ambitious, high-performing and very responsible. To suit our legal team you must be innovative and action-oriented with a mature personality and a good sense of self. You need to have a sharp legal mind, a passion for development and continuously strive forward. Foremost, you should be driven by the role, its challenges and possibilities, not by titles and hierarchy. Right candidate will have the opportunity to grow both as an individual, lawyer, and within the organization.  

Application and Enquiries

We are working with Sharp Recruitment on this recruitment. For questions regarding EQT and/or the position, please contact Zarina Virsholm solely, on +46 733 99 07 27 or zarina.virsholm@sharprecruitment.se.

All applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted on a rolling-basis. Applications and CV should be in English.

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Zarina Virsholm

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