Do you want to provide legal advice in our journey towards a more sustainable future?

Legal Counsel, Hydro REIN
Bli kjent med Hydro

Hydro REIN offers renewable energy solutions for cleaner and more sustainable industries. Our goal is to help our industrial clients take part in the energy transition. We facilitate access to affordable renewable power, which we will source from our own portfolio of hydro, solar and wind projects. Our current portfolio includes projects in Brazil and the Nordics. We also provide industrial scale energy solutions to improve energy efficiency, reduce emissions and cut costs inside the fence, to our customers primarily in Europe. Founded on Hydro's more than 100 years of energy experience, our business model is based on agility and the ability to provide the right solutions and services at the right cost.

Hydro REIN is now looking to further strengthen our legal team of 7 employees with a Legal Counsel.

As Legal Counsel in Hydro REIN, you will join an industrial venture and play a pivotal part for a sustainable future. Hydro REIN currently has offices in Norway, Brazil and the Netherlands.

What we offer:

  • An international, dynamic and ambitious "start-up" working environment with the necessary support and financial backing to succeed
  • A new position giving the right candidate the opportunity to shape the role and grow your career through professional and personal development while contributing to the energy transition
  • We offer competitive terms of employment and excellent benefit schemes

Areas of responsibility
You will join a newly established and lean legal team which is responsible for management of all legal and compliance activities within the Hydro REIN group. As Legal Counsel, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expert and strategic legal advice to our investment, project and finance teams and contribute to creating value for our business
  • Lead legal workstreams related to international renewable investments, projects and financing and coordinate related internal decision processes
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas
  • Manage and coordinate external legal advisors and relations to investment partners
  • Draft and negotiate agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations and company policies
  • Support the team in developing and implementing governance and compliance policies and procedures for the group and its business, and in maintaining and developing the group legal structure


  • Legal degree and admission to practice as a lawyer
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience from recognized Norwegian or international law firm and/or relevant corporates
  • Experience from legal work related to transactions, project development, contracts, compliance, corporate governance and/or renewable investments is preferable
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written. Norwegian and/or Portuguese is an advantage
  • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team, with both internal and external stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Uncompromising integrity
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and "can do" attitude
  • Value-driven, with high focus on collaboration

Additional Information
This role reports to the Chief Legal Officer in Hydro REIN. The position will be located in Oslo, Norway, or in the Hague / Rotterdam area in the Netherlands.

Do not meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At REIN we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please enclose a cover letter and copies of relevant academic transcripts, diplomas, certificates etc. Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via e-mail. As part of our recruitment process, we use Semac for background check.

Apply by: 15.02.2023

Contact information
Hiring manager:
Eeva Marjut Kantanen, Chief Legal Officer
+47 915 45 994

Siri Randen
+47 948 21 618

Om arbeidsgiveren

Hydro is a global renewable energy and aluminium company based in Norway, rooted in more than a century of experience in renewable energy, technology and innovation. Towards 2025, our ambition is to become a leading sustainable industrial company, creating value for all stakeholders. Growing beyond aluminium and hydropower, we are exploring opportunities in renewable energy and batteries. This is why we are now seeking leaders and specialists with an entrepreneurial spirit and relevant industry experience who want to be part of the adventure. Would you like to join us?

0283 Oslo
Industri og produksjon,
Juridiske tjenester,
Kraft og energi
Jurist / Advokat,


advokat, fornybar, in-house, investering, transaksjoner

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Eeva Marjut Kantanen
915 45 994
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