Legal Counsel

Consumer Solutions is Fortum's electricity and gas retail businesses in the Nordics and Poland. We are the largest consumer business in the Nordics, offering our approximately 2.4 million customers energy-related services. Our consumer businesses consist of several well-known consumer- and SME-facing brands and businesses, such as Fortum, Hafslund Strøm, NorgesEnergi, Göta Energi, Kotimaan Energia and Fortum Charge & Drive. Through agile working methods, sustainability focus, and strong cross-functional collaboration we strive to provide our customers with services and solutions they want and need.

We’re looking for a proactive, pragmatic and service minded Legal Counsel with excellent legal skills to join Fortum Corporation’s Legal team in Oslo, Norway. As a Legal Counsel for Fortum Consumer Solutions, you will work closely with the Consumer Solutions business team, advising on a broad range of legal matters relating to contract law, privacy, sales and marketing of electricity and related services as well as development of new digital services.

You will work in close cooperation with Fortum’s Legal team based in Norway, Finland, Sweden and Poland. In your role you will be reporting to VP, Legal, Fortum Consumer Solutions. You will be based in Oslo, Norway.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Providing legal advice to Fortum’s consumer business on matters relating to consumer protection, marketing law and electricity market regulation. 
  • Working in close cooperation with Fortum’s Privacy Office in ensuring the implementation of Fortum’s privacy program and general GDPR-compliance.
  • Drafting and negotiating of technology license and digital service agreements, related end user terms as well as procurement agreements.
  • Supporting general corporate governance and compliance processes in Fortum Norway.  


You have a Master of Laws degree and preferably 2 to 3 years of relevant working experience in a law firm and/or as an in-house counsel in an international environment. Newly educated candidates may also apply to this position. You are fluent in Norwegian and in English.

You are business-oriented and able to provide practical and solution oriented legal advice. As an organized person you are able to prioritize your tasks and manage deadlines. You have great communication skills and a team-player attitude.

We can offer

As a member of Fortum’s Legal team you will be able to work in an independent and challenging role and will have an opportunity to develop yourself as a legal professional in the crossroads of digitalization and energy sector’s transformation. You will work closely with legal and business colleagues throughout Fortum’s international organization and get an insight into industry that is adapting to the global megatrends of climate change, resource efficiency and urbanization.

If desired, you may also practice as an associate (advokatfullmektig) or as an attorney (advokat). 


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We plan to fulfill the position as soon as the right candidate is found. Please submit your application by 24 November 2019 at the latest.

About us

At Fortum we drive change where it matters. We are a leading clean-energy company providing our customers with electricity, heating, and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. With around 8,300 professionals across the Nordics, Russia, the Baltics, Poland and India, we strive to make an impact through a culture of open leadership, curiosity, and continuous improvement. We are a company for the Doers – those who want to make a difference. Come lead the change with us!