Facebook hiring Legal Counsel in India

Facebook is seeking a talented and flexible generalist Legal Counsel in India to join the APAC legal team. You’ll be supporting Facebook’s APAC operations advising internal clients on issues relating to a broad range of subject matter.

Diligent and proactive, you bring excellent business judgment, project management and strategic thinking, stakeholder management experience and ability to work both cross-functionally and independently, as the situation may require.

This is a full-time position based in Hyderabad or Delhi. The position will report to the Associate General Counsel based in Singapore.

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# Facebook

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

# Responsibilities in Facebook

  • Advisory, compliance and project management responsibility with regard to a broad range of legal subjects including local regulations, tax, employment, litigation and corporate governance
  • Coordinate and collaborate with legal and cross-functional team members in APAC and global HQ
  • Participation in other projects across APAC as directed

# Requirements of Facebook

  • LLB or JD and excellent academic credentials from a top law school
  • Minimum of 6 years legal experience with at least 3 years at a top-tier Indian law firm
  • In-house experience in India at a US-headquartered technology company a plus
  • Demonstrated experience advising clients in a wide variety of subject matter, including corporate, regulatory, privacy, tax and employment law
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under pressure
  • Must be flexible and work extended hours when necessary to complete projects in a timely fashion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and stakeholder management
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with telecom regulatory matters highly advantageous
  • Exercise good judgment and provide practical solutions
  • Open to travel as and when required
  • Compensation based on experience and includes equity compensation