Handelsbanken is a bank with operations in more than 20 countries. The bank conducts complete universal banking operations in 6 home markets: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, UK and Netherlands and supports its homemarket customers with our offices in 16 countries. Handelsbanken’s branch in Estonia has been opened in 2006 and provides customers good local business and banking knowledge.


Svenska Handelsbanken AB Estonian Branch is currently looking for a talented

LEGAL COUNSEL


This position joins the Baltic Legal Team to support credits, customer service, AML and payments business units.


Your main responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the high quality of Bank’s customer related agreements - concluding, reviewing and amending them according to internal regulations, local/EU laws and Supervisory Authority’s (local, Swedish) applicable regulations.
  • Providing guidance and support to business units in customer related legal issues, help monitor legal and regulatory changes, identify and assess risks and resolve issues.
  • Providing legal and regulatory expertise on customer services in banking, including legal updates, drafting and revising policies, procedures.
  • Supporting other projects to support the legal department as necessary.
  • Providing necessary reports internally and externally.

As a successful candidate You:

  • Have at least Master’s Juris degree and experience in banking (especially credits, customer service, payments, AML).
  • Have knowledge of regulations applicable to banking services and consumer protection.
  • Have excellent judgment as to when to resolve matters independently and when to escalate unusual or sensitive matters.
  • Have strong research, written and oral communication skills in both Estonian and English.
  • Are hard-working, well organized and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressures.
  • Have the ability to analyze and seek solutions for complex business matters.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability and desire to build relationships with others and be a strong team player.
  • Have the ability work effectively, both independently and as part of a broader cross-functional team.
  • Are customer focused and proactive.
  • Are willing to learn new legal subject matter areas as needed.

Handelsbanken offers international working environment and attractive working conditions. This position is to be located at Tallinn office, Kentmanni 6.


Need more information?

Kevin Schultz
Konsultant
kevin.schultz@fontes.ee
Kristiina Kuuskmäe
Värbamisassistent
kristiina.kuuskmae@fontes.ee