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Legal Counsel for Sports rights

Nordic Entertainment Group AB seeks an experienced Legal Counsel to assist with legal advice to our sports operations


Nordic Entertainment Group AB (” NENT”), a leading media company with strong entertainment content across all media platforms in the Nordic region. Our trademarks include TV3, Viasat, Viaplay and Viafree. We are the leading media sports provider in the Nordic region and provide the best sport, which in addition to Premier League, Champions League and Superliga, also includes Formula 1, NFL, WTA, Handball World Championships as well as other strong sports products. This is the world you will become a part of.

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to our Nordic sports department with starting date no later than the beginning of April 2019. The position will be based in Stockholm or Copenhagen. Frequent travel is required.


You will be part of a team of two lawyers and will report to Head of Legal Sports. You will assist with legal advice relating to NENT’s Nordic sports operations, such as licensing of sports rights, sports events, production and consultancy services, as well as legal advice on marketing law, compliance, GDPR and intellectual property law.


The role will give you the opportunity to work with interesting law in a creative and business driven company that is constantly at the forefront of development. You will work in a positive and stimulating environment along with talented colleagues who like to share their knowledge.

The work includes negotiation, preparation and follow-up of contracts, legal analysis, advice and legal research.


  • hold a law degree and 7-8 years of relevant experience in legal work at a law firm or company
  • are an expert in commercial law and have experience in contract drafting and negotiations
  • are skilled, flexible, proactive, have integrity, and are at the same time pragmatic and results oriented
  • speak and write English fluently
  • are a highly motivated fast learner with excellent people skills

A role that combines a sports enthusiast with legal expertise. It is as simple as that!
You hold high standards and an urge to bring the next sports contract home. We seek a Legal Counsel who possess a lot of the same traits as a sporting individual, you are ambitious and competitive. In order to be the best in a legal environment you have some of the same characteristics which naturally compliments the attitude of being successful in sports.


Apply by uploading your CV and personal letter here. For more information, please contact Recruiter Andreas Karlsson at

Apply today, we look forward to receiving your application! More information and application - click HERE

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