Corporate Legal Counsel – corporate, commercial, and M&A

Are you a talented corporate lawyer interested in a newly established position where you will be working with corporate and commercial law and international M&A and in a growing international business with more than 80 subsidiaries and +1,400 employees around the world?

Welcome to NTG

NTG is a global freight forwarding group offering services within road, air, and ocean transport and logistics across multiple locations in +20 countries around the world. The parent company, NTG Nordic Transport Group A/S, was listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen in 2019.

Your role as our Corporate Legal Counsel

Your key responsibilities as our new colleague will include:

  • Carrying out tasks within national and international corporate law.
  • Managing internal corporate projects across functions.
  • Participating in all aspects of our M&A processes.
  • Supporting the business in day-to-day legal matters, including drafting and reviewing commercial contracts, maintaining and developing standard contracts and managing disputes.
  • Developing and facilitating training and educational courses across the organisation.
  • Cooperating with and managing external legal advisors.

Your work will be carried out in close cooperation with the rest of the dynamic NTG Group Legal department of 3-4 FTEs. Further, you will have a unique opportunity to expand your non-legal skills and knowledge through interaction with colleagues with different nationalities and professional backgrounds. In the position you will have exposure to key executive, administrative, and commercial functions in NTG.

You will report to the Group General Counsel. Willingness to travel around 10-15 days a year will be required.

Your qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • Holds a Master of Laws (cand.jur.) or a Master of Science (MSc) in Business Administration and Commercial Law (cand.merc.jur.) with high proficiency.
  • Has at least 2-3 years experience from a law firm or a similar role as an in-house legal counsel.
  • Is able to work independently as well as being a team player.
  •  Has good interpersonal skills, a high level of integrity, drive, and a positive, proactive, and determined approach to the work and the people around you.
  • Is able to communicate with stakeholders at all levels in our organisation in a clear and concise manner in both Danish and English.
  • Experience from the transport industry or with maritime and transport law is a plus but not a requirement.

What do we offer?

This is your opportunity to define a modern legal business partner role in a leading, listed Danish freight forwarding company. We work at a high pace but we have a flat structure and a very informal tone. We are busy, but never too busy to support and care for each other, and we optimise the way we get things done.

When to apply?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your application (motivation letter, CV, and portfolio) to as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications is 8 July 2021. We will be conducting interviews on a continuous basis, and the job advert will be taken down as soon as we find the right candidate. If you have any questions to the position you are welcome to contact Group General Counsel Johan Lønberg, telephone +45 81 77 44 56, e-mail

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