Legal Counsel

 

Milestone Systems is looking for a Legal Counsel to support our global business activities.


Are you eager to work in an international company and drive a legal framework for a software and platform business? Do you possess a solid legal basis which you combine with a commercial approach?  Then please join Milestone’s legal team in our division for Legal, Compliance & Risk Management.


Milestone is a successful company with a healthy growth and a leading market position. Our Video Management System (VMS) is open for other companies to integrate with when they build surveillance solutions. Thousands of partners in our Community integrate and sell our products and our brand is well-recognized. Our company has been growing steadily for 20 years.  


Milestone was established as a start-up in 1998 and in 2014 we became a part of the Canon Group. Today we are +900 colleagues worldwide, and you will find colleagues of all nationalities in our 23 worldwide locations. We use English as the general language for our operations.


We are expanding Milestone’s division for Legal, Compliance & Risk Management as our business is in constant growth and development. We are looking for a new colleague with solid legal skills who have experience from law firms and/or as in-house counsels.


As Legal Counsel in Milestone you will be part of a global team of five in-house lawyers providing business-focused legal advice to all parts of the organization.  The Legal Division is based in HQ Brøndby, Denmark and we are an integrated part of Business Support and advisors to the management in Milestone. We collaborate with our colleagues to support our innovative and dynamic R&D activities and we participate in the business strategies in an expanding market with new solutions.  


We are looking for a person who by nature take ownership and is a responsible person. You have the abilities and interest in understanding new business models, including platform business and technical solutions. You are attentive to details and accuracy but still have a sense of urgency. You are a strong team player, but you also enjoy working independently. You possess a “can do” approach and you have the ability to prioritize a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines.


Our Culture
Milestone has a strong culture to support our spirit as an innovative and dynamic company where our employees are the source of our success. We have defined our values and our compass for behaviors to support our mutual respect and to reach our strategic goals which are communicated clearly to engage all employees.  Milestone is a dynamic organization where employee job satisfaction and a good social atmosphere is a priority. We have a very active personnel club with a range of different events, a sports club, a gym, an in-house masseur, a reflexologist and an all-inclusive canteen. 


If you join Milestone Legal
You will meet a great variety of tasks using all aspects of your knowledge and experience to provide support advice to a wide number of stakeholders across our organization. As Legal Counsel, you will work with colleagues in all our locations and you will support their activities, including to service our communities of technology partners and channel partners of distributors and resellers.


Your primary responsibilities will include to manage the following:


  • Become a valued legal capacity in our Business Support
  • Advise on legal developments and issues in areas of law impacting Milestone
  • Provide legal advice and support to HQ departments including sales, marketing, technical, support divisions, and to local site management
  • Participate as a legal resource in projects across the organisation, including agile processes under strategic projects
  • Lead legal projects, including drafting contract templates and compliance procedures, and contribute with abstract ideas from a legal perspective to cross functional areas and business lines
  • Handle claims and disputes, and support the business in negotiations on settlements
  • Develop and deliver training on legal and compliance topics to Milestone’s business units
  • Develop and participate in workshops for defining policies and risks

To succeed in the role you must have 


  • A master’s degree in law 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in a law firm and/or as in-house counsel from an international company
  • A fact-oriented approach and good at converting input into legal settings and negotiations
  • The natural behavior of a team-player and will contribute to see all team members grow and be successful
  • The competency to work independently with the ability to close and submit results
  • An eagerness to work in an international setting and projects
  • Process ownership abilities
  • Open-minded for understanding technical issues
  • Previous experience within the areas of IT business and IP will be an advantage
  • Strong English language skills

Do you see yourself in this exiting job? 
If you need more information, please contact VP Legal, Compliance & Risk Management, Anne Krebs +45 88 300 300 or visit our website: www.milestonesys.com  


We look forward to receiving your cover letter and CV in English as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis.  Please upload your application at https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1191&ProjectId=146570&DepartmentId=18956&SkipAdvertisement=true


Please note that the position requires that you have a valid Danish work visa.

Om firmaet

Milestone is a successful company with a healthy growth and a leading market position. Our Video Management System (VMS) is open for other companies to integrate with when they build surveillance solutions. Thousands of partners in our Community integrate and sell our products and our brand is well-recognized. Our company has been growing steadily for 20 years.  

Milestone was established as a start-up in 1998 and in 2014 we became a part of the Canon Group. Today we are +900 colleagues worldwide, and you will find colleagues of all nationalities in our 23 worldwide locations. We use English as the general language for our operations.

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