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Associate Counsel, Privacy

Legal in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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.

Uber is a game-changing company that allows riders to make on-demand pre-bookings via the Uber platform with a touch of their smartphone for quality transportation services provided by partner drivers. We are in over 400 + cities worldwide, including in over 70 cities in over 40 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa.  

 

We are currently searching for a talented lawyer to join as Associate Counsel Privacy with expertise in EU and global data protection laws, as well as a good understanding of criminal procedure law and law enforcement. You will report to the Legal Director Privacy - EMEA and be based at Uber’s EMEA HQ in Amsterdam.  However, you’ll also be expected to be willing to travel across the region where needed. Do you want to bring your expertise to Uber?



WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Be the legal liaison for our Law Enforcement Response Team and advise them on data requests from various law enforcement authorities.
  • Follow up on multi-jurisdictional data requests by law enforcement- and other enforcement agencies or authorities and be willing to be a point of contact for such agencies
  • Create policies and guidelines for data requests and multi-jurisdictional issues when it comes to law enforcement, and operationalize them
  • Provide data protection law trainings across the EMEA region, in particular on data sharing issues
  • Advise on data protection and privacy aspects to the business in general and during development of new security related products and initiatives
  • Do research on due process and criminal procedure law and advise on impact for the business
  • And although the role focuses on data requests, you’ll be just as much involved in privacy in general as the other team members, which includes product reviews, compliance and regulatory work, contracts and DPAs, investigations, and much more...

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • At least 2 years post-qualification experience at a top-notch law firm or in-house
  • Strong academic credentials and law degree from a top law school or university
  • In house experience a plus
  • Substantive knowledge of data protection, consumer protection and marketing regulations
  • Knowledge of criminal procedure law and law enforcement is a plus
  • Excellent business judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
  • To be able to think on your feet and make quick, but smart, decisions
  • Thrive in high impact/high profile situations
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (Dutch is a plus)
  • Enthusiastic about Uber!

 

PERKS:

  • Travel like a diplomat: employees are showered with Uber credits
  • Ground floor opportunity and as an early member of our legal team, you’ll have the opportunity to establish policies and procedures for the Uber in the region
  • We’re not just another social web app: we’re helping to move real assets and real people around their cities

 

COMPENSATION:

  • Full-time salary negotiable based on experience, and equity compensation plan.

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