Energy Lawyer


Legal (LEG) is the competence unit for all legal matters related to the Equinor group’s business areas and corporate activities and consist of legal experts, specialists, consultants and qualified support personnel. The department has overall responsibility for advising on all legal matters and on ethics and anti-corruption compliance, undertaking Integrity Due Diligence research and acting as the Corporate Bodies’ secretariat within the Equinor group.

By joining our team in Legal you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work in an international team of lawyers providing legal advice to the Equinor business area Marketing, Midstream and Processing (“MMP”), which is the largest supplier of energy to Europe.

  • Build on your existing legal and commercial understanding to become a specialist lawyer when it comes to sales and trading of energy, such as natural gas, LNG, crude oil and oil products and electricity, in addition to gradually also supporting the emerging value chains of carbon capture and storage and “blue fuels” such as hydrogen.

  • Have a particular focus on the marketing of gas, including bilateral negotiations with European counterparties and LNG customers, gas trading, dispute settlement, as well as associated regulations and market compliance work. 

  • Have your own portfolio from the outset, while working together with more experienced lawyers to learn the skills necessary to do the job independently.


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:

  • A qualifying degree in law with strong academic results.

  • Preferably three years or more of in-house or law firm experience focusing on business and/or energy law.

  • Commercial mindset and willingness to learn. No prior experience with marketing or energy products is required but is an advantage.

  • An ability to understand and support the business, often within short deadlines and with several tasks in parallel.

  • Proactive, engaged, and comfortable with independent case handling, without support from a manager/partner.

  • Professional level of English language, both written and verbal.

Please note, interviews for this position will take place at the end of August.

General information

Please attach copies of your CV, diplomas, certificates and grades in English or a Scandinavian language.Through this link you can find important information on what to include in your CV, which will make the application process easier and faster.

Applications submitted without necessary attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. Candidates will be asked for information on affiliation to high-risk countries for a security assessment. Furthermore, background checks are performed on all final candidates and all permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law.

Why join us?

At Equinor, we care about each other as much as our business. That's why we offer:

  • Not just a job; a career. In Equinor, your development begins on day one. You will build your competence through a wide range of learning activities while being empowered to build your career across multiple disciplines and geographies. Our internal job market allows endless opportunities for development and growth within your own field or in other interesting and relevant areas for you.

  • Attractive rewards. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries, global parental leave, variable pay schemes and a share savings plan.

  • Wellness and work-life balance. Our employees' well-being is a priority. We recognise that for you to be the best version of yourself in the workplace, being able to collect your children, attend a class or simply enjoy social time can be invaluable. That's why we encourage you to make use of our flexible work arrangements.

  • An inclusive culture. We believe embracing our differences makes us stronger. For us true inclusion means being able to bring your whole self to work, and for everyone to feel accepted and valued.

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