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Counsel - North Asia

in Seoul, Hong Kong

About the Role

We've disrupted the transportation and logistics world, and with that comes the need for top legal talent. This role will be part of a small, dynamic legal team that works on a huge variety of cutting-edge matters for Uber's businesses in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. The Counsel, North Asia will focus primarily on our South Korea business but will also support region-wide projects and product roll-outs. The position will be based in either Seoul or Hong Kong and will report into the Head of Legal, Southeast Asia & North Asia.

What You'll Do

  • Join a tight-knit Legal team that provides across-the-board support for Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, including day-to-day work and strategic leadership on a wide range of regulatory, litigation and commercial matters
  • Partner closely with the Public Policy, Communications, Tax, Insurance, Community Operations, Marketing and People teams to ensure strategic alignment on and successful execution of important country-specific and regional initiatives
  • Support the operations teams as they expand offerings and geographic scope; help the Product Team evaluate and roll out new products across North Asia

What You'll Need

  • Ability to speak, read and write in both Korean and English
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience as a qualified lawyer within a recognised law firm or multinational company; in-house experience and Korea qualified would be a plus but is not required
  • Strong skills in legal drafting, research, negotiation and with commercial and contentious work; significant dispute resolution and regulatory experience would be a plus
  • Highly motivated, creative and laser-focused on the details
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and to re-prioritize quickly to address shifting business needs; able to thrive in high impact/high profile situations
  • A team-player who is motivated to make a difference and help the Legal Team support Uber's regional growth
  • Excellent project and stakeholder management skills, organized, and good judgment
  • Pragmatic -- able to provide practical, actionable solutions for business clients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (outgoing, down-to-earth, and with a good sense of humor)
  • Enthusiastic about Uber!

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.