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Associate General Counsel, Competition and Regulatory

Posted: 24 Apr 2021 Closes: 24 May 2021
Brussels, Belgium; London, United Kingdom; Amsterdam, Netherlands Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -184136660

Facebook seeks a highly motivated and experienced team player to serve as Competition Counsel to the company based in Brussels, Amsterdam or London. 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 interesting remit.Facebook 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.

Associate General Counsel, Competition and Regulatory Responsibilities


  • Represent the company in connection with competition inquiries by regulators across the world

  • Work with a cross-functional team to develop and implement long-term competition strategy

  • Help develop and execute our legal strategy in connection with review of mergers and acquisitions by competition regulators

  • Provide teams across the company with counsel and advice on antitrust issues

  • Retain and manage outside counsel on merger reviews and other antitrust matters

  • Review and advise on pending and developing competition regulation and developments

Minimum Qualifications


  • 8 years plus 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

  • Experience representing companies in antitrust inquiries including conduct investigations and merger reviews

  • 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

  • Experience working with Internet and technology companies

  • Flexibility and eagerness to work on a broad range of legal matters across the world

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an absolute commitment to professionalism and collegiality

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with European competition laws and regulators

  • Fluency in an additional European language

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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.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com.
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