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Senior Legal Counsel, Germany

Legal in Berlin, Germany

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

 

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

We are looking for an ambitious Senior Counsel to cover our German legal operations based in Uber’s Berlin office while working in close collaboration with colleagues from across the EMEA Legal department. You will be part of the Western and Southern Europe legal team, reporting directly into the Legal Director for the region and, as such, you will be expected to occasionally travel in the region and to our international HQ in Amsterdam.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Be a true business partner by providing proactive and cutting-edge legal advice on a variety of areas and matters for the company to stay ahead of the curve and efficiently manage (legal) risk.
  • Lead on legal work in regulatory matters and dispute management, including drafting, attending hearings and generally advising the business on how to best handle potentially contentious situations.
  • Be an active partner to the business on products development and marketplace efficiencies.
  • Understand, interpret and apply current regulations as applicable to Uber’s business models in Germany.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage outside counsels to achieve regulatory and policy objectives.
  • Work hard but have fun doing it!

 

WHAT YOU NEED

  • 8+ years of legal experience on German-speaking countries, ideally mixing international law firm and in-house experience
  • German at mother-tongue level, fluent in written and spoken English and any other latin language a plus
  • Entrepreneurial spirit or experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent business judgment, communication, interpersonal skills, and a crisp writing style
  • Able to think on your feet and make quick decisions in high impact/high profile situations
  • Strong interest in expanding scope of your practice to other areas of law
  • Personal qualities: determined, creative, engaged and humble!

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