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Legal Counsel, EU Affairs



Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, April 8, 2023
About The RoleThis is a once-in-a-career opportunity to join us as an integral part of a groundbreaking technology company engaged in innovative issues, and passionate about solving some of the biggest challenges in the world.We are looking for an expert lawyer with a strong background in EU law applicable to digital platforms and Antitrust law and with a proven track record of success to support Uber’s businesses.This position is based in Amsterdam, our EMEA HQ, and you will need to be a qualified EU lawyer. What You'll Do
  • Support the EU and Antitrust team across the broad range of complex legal issues impacting all Uber lines of business (mobility and delivery).
  • Understand, interpret and apply EU laws and regulations as applicable to Uber’s business in the EU.
  • Act as a legal point of contact for Uber’s Brussels-based Policy team providing expert guidance on the interpretation and application of EU legislation which is relevant to Uber’s operations.
  • Collaborate with our in-house specialists across Uber’s Global Legal team, including Employment, Privacy, and Payments.
  • Work closely with the Operations, Marketing, Tax and Communications teams.
  • Be a trusted adviser to the business, and provide critical and proactive legal and strategic input on a wide range of complex issues and initiatives for our businesses. It’s our job to peer around corners for the business and ensure that we are well-positioned for the future.
  • Balance the need for rigorous compliance with pragmatic, creative advice to move the business forward and allow for continuous innovation and development.
  • This is a hands-on role and you will handle significant and highly complex matters and challenges.
What You’ll Bring
  • Relevant experience from either a law firm and/or in-house.
  • In-depth understanding of the application of EU law to digital platforms.
  • Ability to spot issues, get to the heart of a matter, and articulate plans to address them.
  • Collaborative approach with both business and legal groups, with strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility, and partner with others.
  • Excellent legal and business judgment, communication, and interpersonal skills, encouraging cooperation across organizations and functions.
  • Confidence operating in a fast-paced environment.
  • This is not your typical in-house role; it is a dynamic, fast-paced environment and needs a candidate who is agile and able to balance multiple projects, prioritize quickly to address shifting business needs and be a pro-active, solution-driven lawyer that thrives in high-impact / high-profile situations.
  • Ability to work fluently in English.
Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.