Location(s) We are open to applicants residing in any of the listed cities: Oslo, Norway; Wroclaw, Poland; Dundee, UK; Gothenburg, Sweden; or Tallinn, Estonia.

Opera is seeking another lawyer to join our legal department!

Opera is a multi-national and multi-cultural company with big ambitions for the future. We are rapidly growing our financial services operations in Europe. The recent launch of our ‘Dify’ initiative, reflects our ambition to offer customers the next generation of financial services products. With a growing user base of more than 50 million monthly active users of our browsers in Europe, Opera is among the leading consumer technology companies in the region. We are seeking to add additional capabilities and skill sets to support our new financial services initiatives, while enabling synergies with Opera’s established browser business.

We are looking for someone who would be excited to work in a global, ever-changing environment. Our businesses are expanding rapidly and we need a business-minded «do’er» that will take charge and help move our company forward.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a candidate to provide hands on legal support for various corporate processes and in particular our growing European financial services business. Tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Regulatory: managing regulatory processes relating to our licenses and supporting our development teams in ensuring that our products comply with applicable regulatory requirements;
  • Corporate: supporting corporate projects within the Opera group of companies;
  • Advisory: advising our business and compliance teams on applicable law;
  • Contracting: managing contract negotiations and related processes; and
  • Reporting: reporting and keeping the group’s General Counsel informed of the progress of the foregoing tasks.

Qualifications

  • Currently licensed to practice law in an EU/EEA jurisdiction;
  • Fluent in English including legal terminology;
  • 5 or more years of legal experience in the financial services and/or crypto currency industry; and
  • Knowledge of and experience working with several of the following: consumer lending, PSD2, AML directives, cryptocurrency regulation, and GDPR
  • Experience working with financial services offerings in Spain, Germany or Poland, or with crypto currency offerings in general, would be particularly advantageous and should be described

Application:

All applications should include a CV or resume, as well as a cover letter summarizing the applicant’s relevant qualifications and interest in the position.

Interested?

We will review applications and interview candidates on a rolling basis, apply now!

About us:

Opera is a leading global internet brand with an engaged and growing base of over 380 million average monthly active users. Building on 25 years of innovation, starting with our browser products, we are increasingly leveraging our brand as well as our massive and highly active user base in order to expand our offerings and our business. Today, we offer users across Europe, Africa and Asia a range of products and services that include our PC and mobile browsers as well as our AI-powered news reader Opera News and our app-based fintech solutions.

Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with major offices in Poland, China, Estonia, United Kingdom and Sweden, as well as a presence in many additional countries. Opera is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the “OPRA” ticker symbol.