Legal Counsel

Do you have a background in maritime and transport law? Would you like to work in an international shipping business environment? Then you may be the person we are looking for!
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Do you have a background in maritime and transport law? Would you like to work in an international shipping business environment? Then you may be the person we are looking for! Alandia is now recruiting a 


to join our Legal - Marine & Transport team in Mariehamn, Helsinki or Stockholm. Legal - Marine & Transport at Alandia is the team that provides specialist legal assistance for our Underwriting and Claims Service entities within commercial Marine and Transport insurance.  While our primary focus is on issues related to maritime, transport and marine insurance law, we also work in other areas related to international marine insurance. 


As a LEGAL COUNSEL your main responsibilities are: 

  • Reviewing and drafting insurance conditions and clauses
  • Advising in all respects on marine insurance contracts
  • Analyzing contracts and other shipping-related documents 
  • Providing legal opinions 
  • Assisting claims handling with various enquiries 
  • Dealing with different types of recovery claims
  • Participating in the development work of the team 

In this position, you will be working closely with our colleagues in different entities, but you also need to be capable of working independently. The work is fast-paced from time to time and requires a fair amount of flexibility. 


To be successful in this role: 

  • You have University Law Degree 
  • You have at least 4 years of working experience as a lawyer or from a similar position, preferably in an insurance company or a law firm
  • You have an analytical way of working and are able to solve complex tasks 
  • You are a business-driven and pragmatic lawyer with good problem-solving capabilities 
  • You are a team player with excellent interpersonal skills 
  • You have excellent drafting skills 
  • You have excellent command of both English and Swedish (both written and oral). Finnish language skills are considered an advantage.

We offer you the opportunity to work with interesting and diverse tasks in an organization with a long-term commitment to its clients and an ambitious growth strategy in marine and transport insurance. As a working environment, Alandia provides you a great opportunity for using and developing your skills. Our enthusiastic team has an excellent spirit and is always ready to take on new challenges.  

The position is full-time and permanent.


For additional information please contact Legal Manager Tarja Bergvall, Legal - Marine & Transport tel. +358 40 548 97 48. If you are interested in this position, please send your application and salary requirement by 14 March 2021 via


Alandia Försäkring Abp is one of the leading marine and transport insurance providers in the Nordic, Baltic and international markets with over 80 years of experience from the maritime industry. We offer comprehensive insurance solutions within Hull & Machinery, P&I, Transport & Cargo, Statutory Accident and Leisure boat Insurances. In order to deliver the best possible claims handling service, we always focus on our clients’ individual needs. Our teams of marine and transport insurance specialists come from a broad range of professional backgrounds and include master mariners, chief engineers, electrical engineers, naval architects, and maritime lawyers. Our four offices are located in Mariehamn, Helsinki, Stockholm and Gothenburg. Please find more information on

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As well as the positive workplace culture and development opportunities we offer our staff, we provide a number of competitive benefits to our employees.

  • Lunch

    As an Alandia employee, the cost of your lunch is subsidised, helping you to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout your working day.

  • Flexible working hours

    We understand the importance of work-life balance, be it to accommodate responsibilities outside of work, engage in other interests or simply take some time out. Therefore, we offer the opportunity of flexible working hours to all Alandia staff.

  • Insurances

    Regular staff and temporary employees with at least one-year employment contracts are granted a discount of 25% on their yacht insurance.
    Travel insurance is granted to all ordinary employees and to temporary employees with at least one-year employment contracts.

  • Health, wellness and leisure

    We believe in looking after the physical and mental health of our employees, and as such have implemented a wellness allowance as part of our benefits package. As an Alandia employee, you are entitled to 400 Euro (or 4000 SEK in Sweden) per year. This can be spent on leisure and fitness activities such as swimming, gym membership or massages.

Workplace & culture

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, and central to both the service we provide our customers and the internal culture of our company. Here are what our values mean for you as an employee: 


We believe in empowering our staff, and trust every member of our team with the autonomy and responsibility to carry out their role. For our part, we are responsible for providing every member of staff with the knowledge, the technology and the training they need to thrive.   


Alandia was founded by entrepreneurs, and that spirit lives on in our company to this day. We encourage all our staff to be proactive, creative and entrepreneurial in their work. 


Our people are our most important asset, and we are committed to their fulfilment at work. We believe in lifelong learning, and provide numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth within Alandia, from leadership development to furthering specific skill sets and subsidised academic qualifications.  


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