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Job Post: Vacancy for Senior Legal Counsel at Twitter India, Delhi

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The Position:

We’re looking for an experienced lawyer who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with broad responsibilities. You need to bring legal smarts, business sense, a strong work ethic, and a good personality because you’ll be dealing with challenging legal issues and helping to shape our business strategy in India. You must have the ability to operate independently and work proactively with various teams across the organization. Ideally, you have worked in-house in the technology, media, ad agency, or Internet industries handling a broad range of legal matters in India.

This role will report to the Director of Legal for APAC who is based in Singapore.

What You’ll Do:

You’ll be responsible for and the first point of contact for a wide range of legal and regulatory matters that arise in India. You’ll work on important matters between Twitter and its partners, customers, advertisers and vendors. You will work closely with Legal team colleagues in San Francisco, Singapore and around the world, as well as advise on legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to Twitter’s business in India.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiating and drafting sales, content partner, supplier, contractor and other commercial agreements
  • Advising on various business issues including intellectual property, privacy, content regulation, consumer protection, antitrust/competition laws, litigation, employment, advertising laws and regulations, as well as law enforcement and other related issues in India
  • Engaging and managing with outside counsel and strategize with the Litigation team for all ongoing litigation matters across India
  • Working collaboratively with and supporting other internal teams including Sales, Partnerships, Public Policy and Trust & Safety
  • Providing general legal advice and support to other functions e.g. human resources, finance and tax, corporate services, real estate management, etc.
  • Advising on complex matters to all stakeholders including Law Enforcement requests while harmonising with Twitter policies and applicable local laws
  • Effectively and efficiently collaborate and build relationships within the Legal team and business clients at all levels throughout the organization
  • Participate and collaborate with country leadership on business strategies


· At least 7 years of relevant post-qualification experience as an attorney-at-law or Advocate. Current Legal Counsels and Senior Legal Counsels are encouraged to apply

· At least 3 years of relevant in-house or secondment experience with a digital media, advertising or technology company

· Significant experience with intellectual property, internet, privacy, content regulation, consumer protection, antitrust/competition law, litigation, compliance, advertising and contract law as well as dealing with law enforcement inquiries, and interacting with government agencies and trade associations

· Successful track record of working collaboratively across the world with colleagues in different time zones

· Demonstrated sound business and legal judgment. Entrepreneurial mindset: flexible, self-starting and hard-working

· Comfortable working in a company experiencing rapid growth with excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

· Strong written and oral communication skills; must be fluent in English and fluency in Hindi and/or other Indian languages is a plus

· Law degree (LL.M. preferred) with strong academic record and qualified to practice law in India.

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