Legal counsel (Advokat) – Technology and Digitalisation

  • Full Time
  • Norway



Personal Qualities


We’re 20,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. Taking on tough energy challenges is our job. Right now, we’re facing an enormous task: supplying the world with the energy it needs, while lowering emissions.

We’re up for the challenge. Are you?

The position

By joining our team in Legal you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide legal support across Equinor’s business areas and corporate functions on matters related to Equinor’s IT solutions, software and data 

  • Structure, draft, negotiate and manage a wide range of agreements involving IT solutions/software and data ranging from development and testing of new software to larger cloud and outsourcing projects

  • Advise on data policies, governance and regulatory matters 

  • Work in close collaboration with subject matter experts within intellectual property rights, cyber security, digitalisation and data protection.

  • Advise on collaboration with external partners within this area 

  • Engage with partners, suppliers, relevant authorities, industry bodies and external legal counsel as required 

  • Manage dispute resolution and litigation arising out of activities within this portfolio 


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:

  • Experience from advising in development and execution of IT projects and negotiations of IT/software contracts with suppliers 

  • Knowledge to standard contracts and market practice relevant to IT projects 

  • Strong cooperation skills 

  • Proactive attitude and eagerness to develop your role into a valuable advisory to the company 

  • Drive to improve existing practices and ways of working, and to take on responsibilities 

  • Good multidiscipline and technical understanding 

  • Good negotiation and communication skills 

  • Admission to the bar is an advantage (in Norwegian “advokatbevilling”)

General information

Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or a Scandinavian language. Applications submitted without necessary attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law.

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