Counsel, Content & EMEA Disputes

Apply by Friday 9 June

Company: Meta

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Meta is seeking a highly motivated, energetic team player to serve as Content Counsel for the EMEA region. The position will provide a multitude of legal support for content issues across Meta’s family of apps and services. You will support on regulatory matters and advise internal teams on legal risks. The role requires good judgment, a strong work ethic, and a keen interest in learning about new technologies and areas of the law. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and to work on novel issues in a fast-paced, energetic environment.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.

Counsel, Content & EMEA Disputes Responsibilities:

  • Counsel internal operations teams managing legal reporting channels and other intake channels
  • Develop creative and pragmatic approaches to managing legal risks associated content policy development, application and enforcement
  • Work with cross-functional teams on public policy, communications, global operations, legal operations, product, privacy, IP, and ethics/compliance
  • Support and help efficiently resolve escalations involving content, including legal takedown requests and policy and press inquiries, among others
  • Provide legal advice across many subject areas, including global legal frameworks, intermediary liability, data protection laws, and emerging content regulation trends
  • Supervise and direct outside counsel on multiple legal matters

Minimum Qualifications:

  • EU or UK-qualified lawyer with 1-3 years PQE in a law firm or in-house
  • Substantial litigation and/or regulatory experience, including experience dealing with legal / contentious matters, ideally across multiple jurisdictions
  • Deep understanding and experience of EU intermediary liability frameworks, including the EU Digital Services Act (Regulation 2022/2065)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment and make sound judgments under tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in one or more European languages