Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel



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Uponor Oyj

Uponor is a leading global provider of solutions that efficiently and effectively move water through cities, buildings, and homes.

Uponor is a leading global provider of solutions that efficiently and effectively move water through cities, buildings, and homes. We help customers in residential and commercial construction, municipalities, and utilities, be more productive – and continuously find new ways to conserve, manage and provide water responsibly, unlocking its potential to provide comfort, health, and efficiency. Our safe drinking water, energy-efficient radiant heating and cooling systems, and reliable infrastructure solutions are sold in more than 80 countries. Uponor employs about 4,000 professionals in 26 countries in Europe and North America.

In 2022, the company’s net sales totalled approximately €1.4 billion. Uponor Corporation is based in Finland and listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.


Uponor Corporation is looking for a Legal Counsel to join Uponor Group Legal team at the head office in Helsinki, Finland. This is a full-time, permanent position and we work in a flexible, hybrid working model.

Our Legal team manages and supervises legal matters related to day-to-day business of Uponor Group companies and ensures compliance with rules and regulations, including those set for a publicly listed company in Finland. We advise and assist business in a variety of matters, including contractual e.g. agreements on sales and purchasing, IT, treasury, technology development, internal transfer pricing and services, as well as other matters related to Group legal structure, M&A, product claims, dispute resolution, competition and personal data protection. Our team collaborates with various global and local Uponor functions, contract partners and with external counsels.

We are a friendly and professional team, building on mutual respect and trust, looking for a new lawyer who is excited to join our team to work as an in-house counsel and enjoys a truly international setting. Our culture supports professional development and a good work-life balance. We encourage & support each other and trust that each team member has the abilities and skills to take the overall responsibility and accountability in their area of focus.

Your focus as a Legal Counsel would be to provide legal support to business in indirect sourcing at Uponor, especially in ICT and data protection:

  • Responsible for legal support to Uponor IT organisation, including e.g. contractual matters related to licenses, outsourcing, maintenance, services and consulting
  • Key contact giving legal advice in certain data protection topics, including data protection risk assessment documentation, data processing agreements
  • Draft, review and support in negotiations of other purchase & service agreements, as well as non-disclosure agreements

We expect you to have:

  • A Master’s degree in Law (from a university located in European Union)
  • A few years of previous relevant working/trainee experience in the industry or in a law firm
  • Experience in contract drafting and personal data protection
  • International experience considered an advantage
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to draft and negotiate agreements fluently in English – other languages, especially Finnish, Swedish and German considered an advantage

Your approach & way of working is solution-oriented and business-minded. You take initiative, communicate efficiently with the business and educate the organization of legal aspects relevant in their operations. You succeed in a fast-moving, changing business environment with priority deadlines and perform well under pressure when handling simultaneous tasks.

The employment would begin as soon as possible, and the position will be filled when a suitable candidate is found.

Contact Information

For additional information please contact Senior Legal Counsel Hanna-Reetta Hallila tel. +358407776631 on Friday 3 March 2023 between 9 – 10 or Monday 6 March 2023 between 12 – 13:30.

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV, and your salary expectation via Workday latest on 24 March 2023.