Höegh LNG provides floating energy solutions and operates world-wide with a leading position as owner and operator​ of floating LNG import terminals; Floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs), and is one of the most experienced operators of LNG Carriers (LNGCs).

Höegh LNG's vision is to enable the transition to clean energy and be the industry leader​ of floating LNG terminal solutions. The strategy is to continue growing in the FSRU market, with the objective of securing long-term contracts with strong counterparts at attractive returns.

Höegh LNG's mission is to develop, manage and operate the group's assets to the highest technical and commercial standards, thereby maximising benefits to its shareholders and other stakeholders. With a strong emphasis on technological development and operational excellence, H​öegh LNG is one of the LNG companies with the most versatile operational experience and technical ​​know-how, in addition to an impeccable safety record.​


Legal Assistant


Höegh LNG is strengthening its Legal & Compliance team and is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant.

Höegh LNG has a leading position in the global floating LNG industry and we are always looking for talented people to take us further. ​ 

Our new Legal Assistant will play an important role as part of the legal and compliance team ensuring the group maintains the highest standards of corporate governance and complies with applicable rules and regulations. You will be working closely with the business units on the group’s projects and transactions.


Professional Responsibilities and Authority

We consider this role to be particulary interesting as you will be closely involved in a wide range of international energy projects and shipping transactions.

You will have the responsibility to ensure that all administrative and paralegal work required by the Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and the in-house legal team is followed up timely.

Main responsibilities are:

  • Provide corporate secretariat support to the company and its subsidiaries in close collaboration with in-house resources and local corporate secretaries (e.g. schedule board meetings and draft agendas and minutes/resolutions)
  • Engage and manage local corporate secretaries
  • Incorporate and liquidate companies in various jurisdictions
  • Provide paralegal, corporate and administrative support relating to transactions, projects, corporate and project structures and company resolutions and documentation, including in connection with financing, vessel deliveries, establishing of operations in new jurisdictions and M&A transactions
  • Maintain statutory records and carrying out company filings in various jurisdictions

The perfect candidate for this role

We believe the ideal candidate for this role holds a similar position at an in-house legal department and has a successful track record as a Legal Assistant, preferably from a larger energy/shipping, industrial, technology and/or service based company operating in an international environment. Candidates from a bigger law firm are of course also welcome to apply.

At Höegh LNG you will meet colleauges that wish you well and wants you to succeed, so it is very important that you, as a candidate to this role, on a personal level are likeable, service minded, flexible and dependable.

So, more specifically we expect you to

  • Possess positive energy and drive, and are willing to put in the effort to get the job done
  • Be detail-oriented and process-driven with a systematic approach and focus on continuous improvement
  • Have a solution-oriented attitude
  • Be independent as well as a good team player
  • Have experience from juggling several tasks at the same time
  • Have experience from prioritizing, and make independent decision within the scope of the role
  • Provide positive and flexible attitude in a sometimes-hectic workday, and to proactively engage in relevant activities if/when spare capacity is available.

What do you need to know for this position?

With regards to education, we expect a 3 years relevant higher education as a minimum, but most of all will your relevant work experience be considered.

Proficiency in the Norwegian language would be helpful, but other candidates with fluent English skills could be considered.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience from an in-house legal department or law firm, preferably within the energy/shipping industry or a law firm
  • Excellent proficiency in English, written and spoken
  • Good interpersonal skills, balance firmness and flexibility
  • Be pro-active, solution oriented and open-minded
  • Excellent IT skills in particular the MS Office suite
  • Knowledgeable and competent with a clear and reflective approach to problem solving.

Compensation, Benefits and Location

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive compensation package.

Furthermore we offer:

  • Demanding and rewarding tasks in a strong and well-respected company in a rapidly expanding global business
  • Great corporate culture within an international work-environment, high employee-satisfaction and enthusiastic colleagues
  • Excellent insurance schemes including health-insurance
  • Flexible work-hours
  • Modern and central office-premises


Location is at the company’s office at Skøyen, Oslo, Norway


Deadline for application is November 17th