Philips Legal Counsel in Stockholm, Sweden


In this role, you have the opportunity to

be part of the transforming journey of Philips, reinforcing the Legal function in general and to strengthen the data privacy skills in particular as a core competency and contributing to Philips’ acceleration in the Nordics.

You are responsible for

  • Supporting the organization with data privacy legal advice and to act as a general legal business partner to the various businesses and functions within Philips, advising on a wide variety of legal issues, often in teamwork settings.

  • You will play a key role in the legal assessment of various data privacy matters as well as in supporting the business in everyday legal matters.

  • Negotiating data processing agreements.

  • Advising Philips’ businesses on the legal data privacy implications of new products or services.

  • Provide legal input for Philips privacy policies, procedures and notices.

  • Handling privacy complaints or data access requests.

  • Provide advice in various legal fields such as public procurement, contracts and general business law.

You are a part of

the Nordics Legal team. You will report to Head of Legal Nordics, located in Stockholm, Sweden.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Be an experienced and fully qualified Legal Counsel with 6-8 years of experience in private practice or as in-house legal counsel with knowledge and interest within the data privacy field.

  • A creative lawyer with a pragmatic “can-do” attitude with an international orientation.

  • Have a strongly developed business sense and a flexible and pragmatic way of working.

  • Have the ability to connect with people and function in multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Can take rational but bold decisions under time pressure and are comfortable with complicated contracting matters.

  • Have excellent communication and contract drafting skills.

  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English. Fluency in Finnish is a big plus.

In return, we offer you

the opportunity to

  • Be part of a global legal team.

  • Learn and develop within a global organization.

  • Work on a Nordic level with the complexity such a role entails.

  • Be part of the Philips transformation journey.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .