Investigations Counsel

  • competitive salary
  • Sweden

My client is a world-renowned Swedish multinational company that designs, develops, and manufactures heavy commercial vehicles, buses, and engines. With a rich history spanning over a century, they pride itself on its unwavering commitment to innovation, sustainability, and safety, setting new standards in the industry time and time again.

They are seeking an experienced Legal Investigator (Investigation lawyer) to join its Corporate Investigation team, reporting to the Head of Corporate Investigations within Group Governance, Risk and Compliance. The position is based at the corporation's headquarters in Södertälje, Sweden, and may require travel. The Group Governance, Risk and Compliance reports directly to the Group CEO with a reporting line to the Audit Committee of the Board.

The Corporate Investigation team is responsible for the intake of whistleblowing allegations, conducting plausibility checks, categorisation, and full-scale investigation, where applicable, including final legal assessment of the identified findings.



In this position you will support my client's Whistleblowing System, perform legal assessment and be responsible for the final closure cases, providing recommendations for disciplinary measures, if needed. You will work according to my client's guidelines for investigations, respecting individual rights, local legislation and local labour agreements. You are a good team player, having an open mindset and interest in interacting with people from diverse backgrounds.


What you will do:

  • Give legal advice in connection to investigations, and be responsible for drafting the Investigation Closure Statements, including preparation of a plan for remedial / disciplinary actions.
  • Support the investigation team throughout the investigation phases and provide advice on associated legal / compliance issues.
  • Draft clear reports and presentations for internal audiences, as well as assist others with report drafting.
  • Inform relevant decision-makers of the status of investigation findings on a timely basis and present summaries of investigations.
  • Supervise external counsel to provide subject matter expertise on key legal issues in relation to investigation and whistleblowing.
  • Support in developing the investigation policies / manuals, as well as proactively identify legal trends impacting the investigation process and provide advise based on a sound legal judgement.
  • Act with high integrity and have an open-minded approach, seeking practical and integrated solutions.


  • A law degree from an accredited law school.
  • 5+ years of experience handling investigations in an international company or law firm.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, additional language is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with a wide range of parties and ability to handle difficult and sensitive situations.
  • Demonstrate ability to independently handle and manage complex cases

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