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(Expired) Senior EMEA Counsel

1 month ago by Twitch

  London, UK

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Legal

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We are looking for a talented lawyer to support our rapidly growing and evolving operations in EMEA. You will serve as a senior member of the European legal team and advise our EMEA leadership on legal and strategic issues as well as interacting with lawyers in Twitch and across the Amazon group.

Principal duties include: providing day-to-day advice, supporting the EMEA Sales Team, monitoring and advising the business of upcoming regulatory changes, working globally and cross-functionally with technology teams to implement product design, negotiating commercial transactions with clients and partners, handling compliance, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.

This lawyer, who will report directly to our EMEA & APAC Legal Director, will operate cross-functionally with other business and support groups across Twitch and coordinate closely with subject matter experts across Amazon’s legal department to deliver comprehensive guidance to technical and business leaders.

The position is based at our European headquarters in London. Some international travel will be required.

Responsibilities

  • Structure, draft, and negotiate advertising, technology development, licensing, procurement, and other commercial agreements ranging from standard Insertion Orders to one-off, complex, high value, and strategic transactions
  • Develop and maintain terms that affect the wide range of activities on Twitch including Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, service agreement terms, and advice for Community Guidelines
  • Participate in business development and the negotiation of complex transactions for media contracts and telecoms partnerships, including esports and other content
  • Advise and work with the EMEA leadership on advertising and data issues relating to the strategic development of the EMEA Sales business
  • Work with EMEA Sales, Partnerships, PR, and HR through collaboration with other members of the legal team to ensure business needs are met and to improve processes
  • Responsibility for developing and managing Twitch’s EMEA position on copyright and trademark infringement and other related issues
  • Manage the resolution of legal issues that arise in existing relationships internally and externally; and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries
  • Research and provide guidance on the applicability of existing and proposed regulations to new technology

Requirements

  • University Degree and Legal Qualification
  • 5+ years of post qualification experience (PQE) or significant legal experience
  • A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience
  • Senior professional experience in EMEA & APAC
  • Experience working in Technology, Media, Telecoms, or Gaming Industry
  • English fluency & French conversational language skills
  • Strong working experience of content licensing and content acquisition
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to act as a business partner to senior management
  • Outstanding legal and business judgment, drafting, negotiation, analytical, management, and leadership skills
  • The ability to deal with ambiguity and to work well with all levels of employees and management
  • The ability to function as part of a European and global legal team as well as the broader Amazon Group and autonomously when required
  • Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor

Bonus Points

  • You are a Twitch user yourself
  • Familiarity with Twitch community and gaming space

Perks

  • Lunch Served Four Times a Week
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

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