Vianode | Senior Legal Counsel

Application deadline: As soon as possible

Vianode AS is owned by world-leading industrial and financial companies Hydro, and Altor. We aim to become a leading solutions provider to the fast-growing battery industry.

Our advanced anode graphite is a key component in the production of lithium-ion batteries and contributes to increased range for electric vehicles, faster charging, long life, and improved safety.

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Application deadline:
As soon as possible

Location: Oslo

Job clasification: Fulltime

Position: Senior Legal Counsel


Vianode, a leading battery materials company, is on a journey to build industrial leadership in advanced battery materials with a greener footprint. Vianode are dedicated to revolutionizing the energy storage industry by developing cutting-edge battery materials that enable sustainable and efficient energy solutions.

Vianode is expanding its Legal department and are currently seeking an experienced and dedicated Senior Legal Counsel. As Senior Legal Counsel you will act as a central business partner to the organization within a variety of complex legal matters, ensuring compliance and foster the development of legal skills within the team.

This position is based in Vianode’s offices at Skøyen, Oslo and will report to Terje Clem, General Counsel at Vianode.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to management and staff on legal matters

  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations

  • Draft, review, and provide input on legal documents, including NDAs, term sheets, and contracts

  • Managing comprehensive legal matters in areas such as corporate, M&A, equity and debt financing, tax, IPR, IT, construction, labor as well as dispute resolution

  • Engage in relevant meetings with management, clients, advisors, lenders, and other stakeholders

Desired qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in law with good academic results, and a license to practice law

  • Additional education within Business Administration or Finance will be considered an advantage

  • Minimum 10 years’ work experience from a leading law firm and/or as in-house legal counsel

  • Solid experience in an international setting, leading and collaborating with external law firms

Personal characteristics:

  • Proactive and self-motivated

  • Strong business acumen with a structured and analytical approach

  • Adaptable and flexible, capable of handling tasks of varying complexity

  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills in English and Norwegian

  • Passionate about sustainability, battery technology, and the green transition

Why join Vianode?

At Vianode, we’re not just crafting sustainable solutions; we’re building a cleaner, greener future. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are committed to fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment. As part of our team, you will work alongside talented professionals who share a passion for pushing the boundaries of battery technology.

If you share our passion for sustainability and innovation and are ready to play a pivotal role in shaping the battery industry, we want to hear from you.

Vianode is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We look forward to welcoming candidates who share our vision for a sustainable future.

Please apply via the link below. If you have any questions, please contact Per Svantesson, Director at Ascender, +47 919 01 288 or per@ascender.no. All inquiries will be treated confidentially, and all applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.



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