Legal Counsel with focus on Data Privacy to Trustly

At Trustly, we are passionate about simplifying the way people pay and get paid online. We are a licensed payment institution and our B2B products, available in 29 European countries, attracts global merchants in segments such as e-commerce, travel, financial services and gaming. In June 2018, the private equity firm Nordic Capital acquired a majority stake in Trustly with ambitions to support us in becoming the leading global online banking payments provider. We are a diverse and fast-growing team of 280+ people with our headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and regional offices in UK, Spain, Malta, Germany and Finland. Together, we are leading the development of the payments industry and the work you will do here will make a great impact.


We are now looking for a Legal Counsel with focus on Data Privacy to our legal team in Stockholm who can contribute in taking us to the next level.


About the role:


Trustly’s legal team consists today of 6 legal counsels. The team supports the entire organization by finding innovative solutions and providing high-quality user-friendly advice. The team is closely integrated with the company’s business activities, involved at the front-end of decision-making and forms an important role in Trustly’s journey of becoming the leading global bank-to-bank payment method.


In the role as a Legal Counsel with focus on data privacy, you will work closely with Trustly’s privacy team and assist the entire organization in various internal and external data privacy and information security legal matters. In particular, you will be involved in establishing the company’s global data privacy programs and support Trustly’s technology and products teams on implementation, maintenance and compliance with such programs.


In addition, you will assist in the daily work of the legal team, which covers various legal areas, such as,

  • contract law,
  • marketing law,
  • intellectual property law,
  • consumer rights law,
  • employment law, and
  • financial and regulatory law

Who you are:


To be successful in this role we see you as an individual with a high degree of integrity and ability to adapt quickly to changes. While you will work closely with senior legal colleagues, you will be expected to handle matters independently, often managing and coordinating your work with external legal counsels.



We believe that the right candidate for this position:


  • Holds a law degree (Sw. jur kand.) and have between 1-3 years’ work experience from a top rated law firm and as an in-house legal counsel or secondee; Have experience from working with privacy and information security question;
  • Is known to be a “doer,” have a hard-working and proactive attitude and ambition to add value in everything you do; and
  • Have a positive and humble approach.

To suit Trustly and our team you should be a real team player with high degree of personal judgment, right attitude for learning and taking on new challenges.


What we offer you:


Trusty offers the right candidate a commitment to constantly develop and improve. You will grow on a professional and personal level in a stimulating environment by:


  • Working with challenging questions with leading professionals in an open, inspiring, innovative and business-oriented atmosphere;
  • Taking part on an exciting journey as the company grows and expands its business at a rapid pace;
  • Having work-life balance and fun at work in a modern and friendly workplace.


Come and join the Trustly journey!


Appication and Inquiries:


We are working with Sharp Recruitment in this process. Please feel free to contact Zarina Virsholm at +46 733 99 07 27 or, for questions regarding Trustly and/or the position. 


All applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.



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Sista ansökningsdag : 27 mars . Arbetsort : Stockholm . Publicerat : 27 februari

Kategorier : Juridik

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