Legal Counsel/Senior Legal Counsel

About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we've changed the banking industry forever. And now we're creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 5000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.


What you will do
You will handle legal tasks for multiple jurisdictions relating to a broad range of issues, including consumers, partners and authorities. Your main goal should be to be the best problem solver in the world and drive legal innovation forward! You will be expected to merge stakeholders’ expectations and legal requirements into a simple and innovative product, process or contract. Teamwork and a multi-jurisdictional mindset will be part of your daily routine.

Your tasks may contain the following:

  • Conducting legal research related to marketing and privacy-related topics across various jurisdictions
  • Creating legal guidelines and instructions for marketers
  • Reviewing marketing assets such as direct marketing sendouts (email, sms, in-app messages, push notifications)
  • Drafting and reviewing T&Cs for marketing competitions, giveaways, and other offers
  • Drafting contracts and assisting in contract negotiations with co-marketing partners, suppliers, agencies, and talent
  • Responding to requests by authorities

Who you are:

  • Klarna is looking for ambitious people with significant drive! You should be passionate about your job and enjoy a fast paced international working environment. You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to produce best work results! At Klarna we embrace change, you should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent.

You should have:

  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience as a lawyer, preferably from a renowned international law firm, the financial sector, telecom or the IT industry
  • A legal degree from one of Klarna’s core markets, preferably the UK or Germany
  • Experience in consumer marketing and privacy related legal questions and contract negotiations
  • Solid interest in the disruptive payment industry and a willingness to learn rather than focus in a specific area of law
  • Proven ability to problem solve in a global environment
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English

You might also have:

  • Excellent people skills and you are a true star when it comes to stakeholder management
  • Strong business understanding
  • Passion for problem solving and driving change by using innovative solutions
  • The capability of prioritising conflicting demands and handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.