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Legal Counsel - Monitor Liason Office

Job Description

Date: Mar 16, 2020

Job Summary

We are now looking for a Legal Counsel - Ericsson is committed in the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) signed between Ericsson and the Department of Justice on November 26, 2019 to engaging an independent compliance monitor (Monitor) for a period of 3 years. The Monitor will supervise and assess the implementation of an Ethics & Compliance Program as well as the other commitments by Ericsson under the DPA.


Common praxis under a Monitorship is to organize the management of the relationship between Ericsson and the Monitor under a Monitor Liaison Office (MLO).

The MLO acts as the link (and manages the relationship) between the Monitor and Ericsson.



  • You will secure that all activities of the MLO are in accordance with established protocols that address document production, general monitor cooperation, security, data privacy/protection, attorney-client communication privilege, etc.
  • Support the MLO’s mandate through the substantive review, analysis, and communication of compliance-related information during the term of the monitorship, including the preparation for the Monitor visits, participating in and documenting Monitor meetings/interviews, reviewing Monitor work plans and reports, and supporting Ericsson’s adoption and implementation of the monitor’s recommendations.


Key Qualifications:

  • Education: Law degree from an accredited law school
  • Min years of experience: a minimum of three years of relevant experience with a major law firm and legal department, preferably engaged in litigation/regulatory practice.
  • Expertise in litigation/regulatory, including privileges (such as attorney-client communications privilege, and attorney work product privilege), and data privacy/protection laws and regulations (such as the General Data Protection Regulation) required.
  • Good presentation, education, communication, drafting and negotiation skills.
  • You will need to know local laws and regulations as well as have international law knowledge.


We can consider candidates to work in either Stockholm, Sweden or Plano, Texas.



DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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