Regulatory Litigation Counsel

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Meta seeks a highly motivated team player to serve as Regulatory Litigation Counsel on Meta’s EMEA Disputes Regulatory team based in Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris. The successful candidate will be joining a rapidly expanding international legal team to work on issues in a vibrant, fast-paced environment. The role will work with the Regulatory Litigation team on high-profile, precedent-setting regulatory inquiries and related litigation focusing in particular on data privacy and consumer protection matters. The role requires a strong work ethic, ability to manage a varied workload, good judgement and a keen interest in learning about new technologies and areas of the law. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work on novel regulatory matters in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Meta welcomes applications from the widest range of individuals eligible to apply and particularly encourages applications from those who would increase the diversity of the company.
Regulatory Litigation Counsel Responsibilities
  • Engage and collaborate with outside counsel on multiple regulatory and litigation matters across EMEA.
  • Provide legal advice and assist in managing various stages of regulatory inquiries and consequent litigation in relation to matters pending before national regulators, as well as national and international courts with a focus on data protection, consumer protection, data security and e-privacy issues across the EMEA region.
  • Partner and coordinate with key internal stakeholders such as data protection teams, public policy and communications colleagues, business and product teams, and regional leadership.
  • Engage proactively in cross functional teams to provide internal legal advice across many subject areas, with a particular focus on assessing regulatory/litigation risk when informing product development.
  • Drive improvements and ability to project manage process changes, being a core team player and actively looking for opportunities to develop and improve processes and know-how.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Qualified lawyer with 3+ years PQE in a law firm or relevant in house experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment and execute on multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Strong litigation and/or regulatory experience, ideally focused on data protection or consumer protection-related issues.
  • Familiarity with internet laws and issues, particularly GDPR and consumer protection laws and their application to online platforms, is a plus
  • Strong issue-spotting skills and ability to assess legal, practical and business risks
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