Join us – opportunities for associate lawyers

What we believe in

Our mission is to explain, simplify and improve our clients’ decision making. We use the law as a tool to do great business and to create and maintain sustainable relationships. Tech- and internet companies may operate in complex surroundings and it is up to us to support our client’s successes by providing reliable and relevant advice.

About the firm

We are a business law firm with a focus on tech and growth in the digital market (internet, software, digital media, cloud and mobile applications). Clients turn to us for strategic legal counselling regarding data-driven business models, digital product development, outsourcing, transactions and data protection issues. Our clients are a mix of international groups of companies and startups that require and expect a combination of business-related consulting and cutting-edge expertise in law.

With us, you will get to work with clients and cases that create market practices in IT law, data protection and digital services. If you have the combination of talent, drive and interest we are looking for, you will be able to develop quickly. You will be supervised by our partner Sofia Edvardsen, who is one of Sweden’s leading lawyers in the field. Our law firm is a hub of international data protection law since we operate the IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) network in Sweden. In addition, you will become a new member of our lovely tech community with our clients.

If you are looking for meaningful and challenging law, we are the right place for you.

We’re doing great things, and we need your talent.

Lawyers

Now we are looking for one or more associate lawyers for our team with an interest in commercial agreements and IT law.

We are looking for candidates with outstanding academic qualifications that are newly graduated or with some years of relevant work experience from companies, law firms or other relevant businesses.

We offer

We offer market-based compensation, great development opportunities and the possibility of client contact from the start.

What we see that you have with you is curiosity, drive, excellence, interest in technology and a genuine interest in people. You will be working closely with customers own projects together with our lawyers. With our support, you will receive guidance and coaching in law, marketing, understanding of the customer, business and private business understanding, to take the next step in your career as legal counsel. We are looking for you with outstanding academic qualifications who is a recent graduate that you have a few years of relevant work from the company or law firm. Do you have a degree in finance, technology, marketing, developed their own companies, it is to your advantage (in addition to proof that you are curious and have had fun). We expect you to be able to analyze complex legal issues, communicate clearly and with passion (both verbally and in writing), manage time well and generate high-quality work. That said, we also value initiative, teamwork, maturity and sound judgment.

It is important for us that each employee has the courage to take responsibility for their own performance and development. This enables us to provide legal services in an innovative, effective and fun way. Therefore, we are working to delegate responsibility and follow-up to those doing the work.

Practical details We have offices in Stockholm and collaborations with business lawyers and management consultants globally. You will be part of an international network from day one.

The positions are full time with probation of 6 month starting early autumn 2019.  Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Send your application with CV, personal letter and grades to careers@sharpcookie.se . Questions can be asked to the HR manager or to Partner Sofia Edvardsen 08-12443350.

About the firm

Sharp Cookie Advisors is a strategic business law firm. We focus exclusively on developing growth companies by providing advice on internet law and related legal areas that are distinguished by high complexity in terms of technology, business models and communication. We are a leading business law firm within digitalisation, data protection, strategic management of intellectual property rights, IT, Internet-of-Things, digital media law etc. We run Sweden's leading blog on business law, juridiskvagledning.se. Our goal is to develop into the most user-friendly provider of legal services and we need your help.

Summer Associates 2020

We are looking for 1-2 law students from 4th term and onwards who are interested to stand in front of the development and be involved in the development of today's law firm Sharp Cookie Advisors.

We believe that your summer experience at Sharp Cookie Advisors should provide you with a realistic view of what it would be like to practice law with us. Typically, your work assignments relate to ongoing client matters, offer practical exposure to the firm's practice and are representative of work given to attorneys at Sharp Cookie Advisors. Examples of assignments performed by summer associates in the past include:

  • Drafting and participating in the negotiation of venture capital investment documents
  • Drafting legal analysis of a consumer rights issue for use in online terms and conditions
  • Preparing cloud services agreement
  • Preparing incorporation documents for startup company
  • Participating in client meetings in an assignment as Data Protection Officer for a global group of companies
  • Participating in Annual General Meeting and taking the meeting minutes

Begin to follow us on social media (links can be found here below left), tell us about your own ideas and email your application with CV, grades from law school and references to info@sharpcookie.se or call us 08-12443350.

In order to getting an offer of employment as a summer associate, we consider a number of factors. Naturally, it is important that you are able to analyze complex legal issues, communicate clearly and with passion (both verbally and in writing), manage time well and generate high-quality work. That said, we value initiative, teamwork, maturity and sound judgment.