Lead Competition Counsel

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Meta seeks a highly motivated and experienced team player to serve as Lead Competition Counsel to the company based in Berlin, Paris, Brussels or Amsterdam. Working with a talented and supportive team, this position will manage litigation, investigations and inquiries related to antitrust matters and help develop the company’s legal position and strategy on competition matters throughout the world. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to join a growing legal team and work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment with a broad and challenging remit. 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.
Lead Competition Counsel Responsibilities
  • Represent the company in connection with litigation and competition inquiries by regulators across the world
  • Work with a cross-functional team to develop and implement long-term competition strategy
  • Help develop and execute our legal strategy in connection with review of mergers and acquisitions by antitrust regulators
  • Provide teams across the company with counsel and advice on antitrust issues
  • Review and advise on pending and developing competition regulation and developments
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years of relevant legal experience, including at a top law firm, regulator and/or prior in-house experience working on competition matters
  • Lawyer qualified to practice law in at least one jurisdiction in the UK or the European Union
  • Experience representing companies in antitrust inquiries including conduct investigations and merger reviews
  • First-rate experience developing innovative and pragmatic approaches to complex legal challenges with a proven track record in providing concise and business-focused legal advice
  • Flexibility and eagerness to work on a broad range of legal matters across the world
  • Experience working with Internet and technology companies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an absolute commitment to professionalism and collegiality
Preferred Qualifications
  • Fluency in an additional European language
  • Experience with global competition laws and regulators
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About Meta
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