Group Head of Legal - Gaming

Legal & Compliance Stockholm, Sweden


Description

Position at LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group

LeoVegas’ passion is “King of Casino”. LeoVegas is Sweden’s premier GameTech company and is at the forefront of using state-of-the-art technology for mobile gaming.

A large part of this success can be credited to an extreme product and technology focus coupled with effective and data-driven marketing. Technology development is conducted in Sweden, while operations are based in Malta.

LeoVegas offers casino, live casino and sports betting. We operate global and scalable brands including LeoVegas & Royal Panda, as well as several UK facing brands such as Pink Casino & Bet UK.

The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit www.leovegasgroup.com

We are looking for an experienced gaming lawyer to head up our newly established gaming and product specialist unit. You will be the Group Head of Legal - Gaming and responsible for all legal advice, and contracts relating to the games and payment product. You will be responsible for managing, mentoring and developing lawyers both who are direct reports or which will sit in other legal departments and be made available to your function as support lawyers. 

You will develop best practice templates, maintain legal relationships with keep suppliers and stakeholders withing the business, have an outstanding knowledge and passion for the gaming product.


What will you be doing:
  • Principal contact for and leading Gaming Unit within the Legal Department on all day-to-day contractual reviews, negotiations and drafting of all Gaming and Payment Supplier agreements.
  • Preparing and revising in-house templates relating to your unit.
  • Handling and overseeing legal projects and/or tasks as necessary.
  • Overseeing projects and tasks handled by legal team members as necessary.
  • Ad hoc compliance and legal projects/duties as may be required from time to time.
  • Providing training and guidance to employees of the business on Gaming supplier agreements and more generally on aspects of contract law as well as coordinating work tasks for junior members of the Legal Department.
  • Ensuring appropriate processes and procedures are in place in respect of assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Reporting to the Group Director of Legal..

Qualifications:

  • Law Degree in a European Jurisdiction, a Swedish speaking lawyer qualified in Malta or England and Wales would be considered an advantage but is not a necessity;
  • Minimum of 5 years of previous experience as an in-house lawyer (preferably with a gaming operator and/or game supplier) or in private practice with a law firm with specific focus on gaming and payment supplier agreements;
  • Cultural fit is very important. You will need to enjoy working with people who place humor at the center of their day and who share our attitudes of “We make it happen”, “Simplicity rules”, “We chase betterness”, “Trust and accountability counts” and “We are Team Leo”;
  • Self-driven and able to follow through all assigned tasks and projects to completion independently, and also to take direction and also take full ownership of the responsibilities assigned;
  • Uphold a high standard of work ethic, always ensuring to complete all assigned tasks accurately and in a timely manner;
  • A team player who enjoys a multicultural and multi-national environment.

Our Culture:
At LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group we firmly believe that our diversity is what makes us unique and that everyone and anyone is welcome to enjoy the ride - regardless of age, gender, disability, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, language, marital or civil partnership status, political beliefs and sexual orientation. We are highly committed to uphold a high level of diversity and inclusion throughout our entire group. Being a global company with a widely diverse customer base makes it essential for our workforce to be a reflection of this. By doing so, we believe we will achieve the best possible customer experience and create better value to our shareholders by doing so.

Working Hours:

Office hours, Hybrid working model. 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Life - Occupational injuries & sickness insurance
  • Possibility to enroll in an attractive private health care insurance for both you and your partner 
  • 3,000 SEK wellness contribution p/a
  • 30 annual vacation days
  • 1,500 SEK tech allowance
  • Occupational Pension - Details on request 
  • Benify - A benefits portal with lots of attractive discounts 
  • A parental leave supplement of up to 90% of the salary during parental leave when you have worked for us 1 year+ and you have taken full compensation from Försäkringskassan.
  • Plenty of great company events!
  • Mobile Phone & Laptop
  • If you are not based in the job location, we will also provide you with a relocation package including flights and 2 months accommodation.