Legal Counsel to Swedish Match Group Legal Affairs

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Legal Counsel to Swedish Match Group Legal Affairs

Swedish Match develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands in the product segments Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products, and Lights. Production is located in seven countries, with sales concentrated in Scandinavia and the US. Sales for 2017 amounted to 16,101 MSEK and the average number of employees was 5,413. The Swedish Match share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (SWMA). Some of our well-known brands include: General (snus), Longhorn (moist snuff), ZYN (nicotine pouches without tobacco), Onico (pouch products with neither nicotine nor tobacco), White Owl (homogenized tobacco leaf cigars), Game (natural leaf cigars), Red Man (chewing tobacco), Thunder (chew bags), Fiat Lux (matches), and Cricket (lighters).

 Swedish Match vision is “A world without cigarettes” and our core values are Passion, Ownership, Quality and Innovation. These values are present in our daily work and guides us to perform as a winning team. At Swedish Match, you will be given the opportunity to work within an innovative company with a strong heritage. We know that the best workplace has an equal measure of men and women, and that it is characterized by openness to all cultures. For this reason, we work strategically with gender equality and culturaldiversity. 

 Legal Counsel to Swedish Match Group Legal Affairs

 Job description

 Group Legal Affairs consists of six lawyers and assists the Swedish Match Group with legal services. We are currently seeking a qualified Legal Counsel to be placed at Swedish Match’s Corporate Headquarters in Stockholm. As a Legal Counsel you will report to the General Counsel.

 Major responsibilities include: 

  • Giving counsel in a variety of legal topics to the organization such as commercial law, marketing and competition law, intellectual property, privacy and corporate law.
  • Working closely with the organization, evaluate risk factors and give proactive advice on legal issues.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and other legal documents.
  • Proactively working with educating the organization in different legal fields and company policies.
  • Monitoring compliance with laws and internal policies. 
  • Maintaining current knowledge of alterations in legislation relevant for the company.



  • Sound judgement, integrity and ability to analyze situations and information.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and ability to give proactive advice.
  • Ability to work independently and concurrently serving several internal clients in various matters.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal in Swedish and English.
  • Pedagogic, team-working skills, flexible and service minded.

Education:Masters of Laws Degree from a Swedish university.
Experience:Five to ten years’ experience as a legal counsel in a business environment in a stock listed company and/or law firm.

Additional:Fluent in Swedish and English. Other languages considered as a merit. Ability to identify yourself with Swedish Match’s corporate values Passion, Ownership, Innovation and Quality. 

In this recruitment we are cooperating with von Feilitzen & Partner. For more information please contact Rosita von Feilitzen at +46 73 540 57 07. Welcome with your application including CV, personal letter, diploma/degree and class rank/grades as soon as possible. Applications are being evaluated and interviews are being held  continuously.

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