DSV is looking for an ambitious and talented lawyer with solid legal skills, experience and interest in international contracts, and general commercial / contract law to take on the role as DSV´s Senior Legal Counsel.

As Senior Legal Counsel, you will independently be reviewing, drafting and negotiating various international contracts and supporting DSV´s organization with legal advice within the area of contract and commercial law associated within a broad range of critical commercial areas, including procurement activities, IT-operations, M&A projects and financing and cooperation initiatives. You will meet a great variety of tasks and need to draw upon all aspects of your knowledge and experience in order to provide adequate support and advice to a wide number of stakeholders across DSV´s organization.

DSV is looking for a person who by nature takes ownership and has a strong drive and commercial mindset that enables an independent and business focused support to the DSV organization. You must be flexible, resilient, and with the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels as well as being good at taking initiatives and driving a process. You have solid legal skills, and you are good with details and accuracy without losing the big picture or your natural sense of urgency. Your professional approach is informal and with stamina.



Drive and take responsibility for high quality legal and contractual support:

  • Drafting and negotiating international contracts within the areas of procurement, including larger contracts regarding procurement of machinery, software, hardware and IT-consultancy related agreements.
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts enabling new partnerships and business models, including development and cooperation agreements and financing arrangements.
  • Preparing and executing M&A projects, including the drafting and negotiating of a wide range of transaction documents and project work related hereto.
  • Providing commercially viable legal advice to DSV´s organization in Denmark and internationally regarding various projects and contract types.
  • Being a part of a dedicated legal team close to management that supports DSV´s ambitious strategy for expansion.



Education – A master’s degreee in laws (cand.jur. og cand.merc.jur. or international equivalent), and ideally a combined experience from a law firm and from an in-house role.

International contracts – Extensive work experience and interest in advising, negotiating and drafting contracts with an international footprint.

Legal fields – Preferably good knowledge of one or more of the legal fields of company, finance, competition, and privacy laws.

Work experience – A minimum of 6-7 years of experience preferably working independently with commerical law and commercial contracts and potentially also M&A.

Commercial mindset – A good understanding of the commercial context you operate in, and the ability to weigh commercial priorites against legal considerations and make a decision.

Lanugage skills – Strong English lanugage skills. No requirement of Danish language skills.



Pro-active – Pro-active with a natural inclination to take initiative and drive a process.

Result oriented – Focused on delivering the best possible legal and commercial result with the given constraints, priorities, and deadlines in mind.

Responsible – Willing to take responsibility, set priorities, juggle multiple demands, and meet deadlines in a high-growth, fast-paced environment.

Workstyle – The ability to work independently and deliver results into commerical functions and project teams with a hands-on and can-do approach, with a strong sense of collaborative effort and pulling as a team.

Communication – Clear communicator with the ability to keep things simple by finding the right balance between important details and clear communication. 



When joining DSV, you will become part of a large international, fast growing, and successful family that has been able to maintain an entrepreneurial spirit and drive throughout its organization whilst becoming a global leader within logistics. DSV offers you a dynamic work environment in the central corporate team close to management where you will join a strong legal team of skilled colleagues who are happy to help each other and good at finding pragmatic and smart solutions. DSV has a strong focus on developing new services and commercial models, and you will become an important player in achieving the right commercial results in the projects you participate in.

DSV offers a competitive compensation package with various benefits and excellent professional and personal development opportunities.



If you can see youself in this exciting role please upload your CV and other relevant information by pressing the button below, or contact Mikkel Falkenberg on 29993065 to hear more about the role.