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Contracts Specialist (Junior Lawyer)

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Administration, Legal
Stockholm, Sweden · Copenhagen, Denmark
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Contracts Specialist (Junior Lawyer)

  • Copenhagen
  • Stockholm

Who You'll Work With

To support the continued growth of McKinsey's legal department and assist our legal team for the Nordic region, we are now seeking a Contracts Specialist to be located in our Stockholm or Copenhagen office. 

What You'll Do

As the Contracts Specialist, you will draft and review different types of contracts, for example consulting agreements, engagement letters, waiver letters and confidentiality agreements, while assisting on RFPs and supporting the negotiations of larger master service agreements. You will work closely with consultants on a variety of engagement-related legal matters on a daily basis and provide them with legal advice on a variety of engagement-related legal issues and on internal compliance and risk management topics. Furthermore, you will be responsible for maintaining databases for legal compliance matters, including a system to track whether contracts have been executed, and for maintaining and updating standard form contracts and related documents; you will work together and liaise with other team members in the Nordics and across Europe in diverse jurisdictions; you will keep track of legal updates and collaborate with colleagues (Europe and worldwide) outside the legal department (e.g. risk managers, external relations/communications, office and practice leadership, local administrative leaders), while also providing back-up to paralegals on contract-related and other responsibilities.
This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a team of outstanding professionals. All of McKinsey’s employees are expected to possess an outstanding academic history as well as a professional background.


  • Top academic credentials, a law degree and Bar qualification
  • 2+ years of post-graduate professional experience, which must include law firm experience
  • Fluent in English and Swedish or Danish, with the ability to draft and negotiate contracts in both languages
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to work together with internal and external stakeholders at different levels
  • Enjoy working in a challenging and fast-paced environment and as a team player with the desire to positively influence others

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Job Skill Group - N/A
Job Skill Code - CTS - Contracts Specialist
Function - Risk & Resilience
Industry -
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Tue Aug 15 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - Stockholm
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Sweden
LinkedIn Job Title - Contracts Specialist (Junior Lawyer)
LinkedIn Function - Legal
LinkedIn Industry - Law Practice;Legal Services;Legislative Office
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level