DNV Group Legal is looking for lawyers to fill the role as Legal Counsel

Closing date: 26. october

Group Legal is a section consisting of 35 lawyers globally, who is providing legal advice to all business areas in DNV on a global basis. The team of lawyers is a distributed team located at Høvik, Hamburg, London, Glasgow, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Houston and Mexico City. The Group Legal function is headed by the Group Legal Director at Group headquarters at Høvik and reports to the Group CFO. The Group Legal team (within Europe) is organized in business area specialized teams. We are currently looking for lawyers to join the Digital Solutions Team. This team leads the legal support to the Digital Solutions business area (DS), the Veracity cloud platform, the Global Shared Services (GSS) and Group Research and Development (GRD). The team supports digitalization- and business development initiatives, develop standard contracts and negotiate a wide range of contracts and support DNV’s IP portfolio.

Closing date: 26. october

Place: Oslo

Job type: Legal

Type of position: Permanent


Local Unit & Position Description

Break new ground in the area of law and technology!

DNV Group Legal is looking for lawyers to fill the role as Legal Counsel with a special focus on our software-and digital business portfolio.

We are looking for a professional with confidence and a curious, proactive attitude towards problem-solving, preferably with knowledge of IT-law, IPR and data protection regulations.

Why should you apply to DNV Group Legal?

  • Opportunity to be part of a world-leading company that has a global reach with more than 12 000 employees around to world and is headquartered in Norway

  • A foreground company within Digital Solutions and Energy Transition

  • A strong company culture with an emphasis on competence development

  • Opportunity to collaborate with world-class industry partners

  • International working environment

  • Great colleagues who value teamwork and support

  • Attractive total compensation package

  • Flexible working hours and focus on work/life balance

  • 6 weeks annual vacation

  • Interesting and challenging projects, both national and international

  • Great facilities - close access to the sea and surrounding park with possibility for different outdoor activities

Position Qualifications


  • Master of Law degree or equivalent with solid academic credentials

  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant working experience is required

  • Admitted to bar and have all necessary practicing certificates to practice law in Norway

  • Excellent communication skills, both soft, oral and written

  • Professional proficiency in both Norwegian and English. Other language skills are considered an advantage


  • Monitor, assess and advise the business on legal and regulatory issues that impact the current service portfolio; reporting requirements; and the development of new services

  • Ability to work well under pressure with diligence, organization, and minimal supervision, and provide practical, business-friendly advice to clients

  • Strong analytical and strategic skills; ability to drive issues to a quick resolution that factors in many non-legal variables, such as brand-risk, communications, government relations, tax, insurance, finance and other business units

  • Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to build the processes and systems to prevent them from occurring

  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity

Contact person:

Thina E. Ytterhorn, Deputy Legal Director, +47 906 58 490

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, with almost 12,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

Whether assessing a new ship design, optimizing the performance of a wind farm, analyzing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, we enable our customers and their stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence.

Our employees are driven by a common purpose: to safeguard life, property, and the environment. We help tackle the challenges and global transformations facing our customers and the world today and we are a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

Requisition ID: 2022-19490

Business Area: Group Centre

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