In-house Legal


Lead Counsel, Competition

5+ yrs


About the Facebook company
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Working with a talented and supportive team, this position will manage investigations and inquiries related to antitrust matters and help develop the company’s legal position and strategy on competition matters throughout the world. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to join a growing legal team and work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment with a broad and challenging remit.

Lead Counsel, Competition Responsibilities
Represent the company in connection with competition inquiries by regulators and policymakers across the world
Work with a cross-functional team to develop and implement long-term competition strategy
Provide teams across the company with counsel and advice on antitrust issues
Review and advise on pending and developing competition regulation and developments

Key Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
5+ years of relevant legal experience, including at a top law firm and/or prior in-house experience with internet or technology companies working on competition matters
J.D., LLB or equivalent law degree and a good standing membership in at least one bar
Experience representing companies in antitrust inquiries including conduct investigations and merger review
First-rate experience developing innovative and pragmatic approaches to complex legal challenges with a proven track record in providing concise and business-focused legal advice
Flexibility and eagerness to work on a broad range of legal matters across the world
A keen interest in digital and technological innovation
Excellent interpersonal skills with an absolute commitment to professionalism and collegiality

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with APAC and European antitrust laws and regulators

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