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Uber

Uber

Legal
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023
About The RoleWe’re looking for an Employment Counsel to join our EMEA Employment Counsel team to support and help lead our growing businesses.This is a phenomenal opportunity to join a global legal team integral to a company engaged in cutting edge technology and passionate about solving some of the biggest challenges in the world - including changing the way regulators, courts, and legislators think about the future of work.Based in London, UK, this position will report directly to the EMEA Employment Director also based in London. What You’ll Do
  • Handle litigation and pre-litigation matters with a large degree of autonomy in the UK, Nordics and Eastern Europe.
  • Identify and resolve employment-related issues regarding Uber’s business and its relationship with users of the Uber App. This will include advising on new products, partnerships and features of the app.
  • Partner closely with colleagues in tax, regulatory legal, product developers, and policy and communications team related to Uber’s business, and lead finding solutions to issues.
  • Advise Uber’s HR team on the full range of employment matters relating to recruiting, hiring, training, performance management, compensation, benefits.
Basic Qualifications
  • Employment law experience with a strong preference for a good solid litigation background.
  • Qualified lawyer familiar with UK matters.
  • Excellent business judgment, communication, and social skills
  • International profile and experience
  • Be an effective and clear communicator
  • No ego – at Uber we work as a team, and you’ll be expected to work in a constructive manner to achieve the goals of the business
  • Ability to thrive in high impact/high profile situations
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.