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Job Family: Other Business Operations
Experience Level: Senior
Location: Düsseldorf
Language: English

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Legal Counsel

When travelers are searching for a hotel, we want the obvious choice to be trivago! By comparing prices from major booking sites, we're making it easy for people to find hotels they want at a price they’ll love. In the lively city of Düsseldorf, we seize opportunities to learn everyday, innovate, and make an enduring mark on the travel industry. A career at trivago is a journey designed for people who crave continuous development and want to thrive in a high-performing team. Here you will find those who aren't afraid of change but rather embrace it, turning every challenge into a pathway for growth. Join trivago, work with a great team, and grow with us!

Join us in making a difference

In a complex and dynamic business environment like ours, our legal function plays a critical role in safeguarding our interests and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. As a Legal Counsel at trivago, you'll get the chance to contribute your own ideas, shape global processes, and handle a wide range of legal affairs for an international company while working in a dynamic environment. Sounds like the next opportunity for you? Read on and apply today!

How you’ll make an impact: 

  • Counsel business leaders and the broader organization on commercial and regulatory issues with an emphasis on ecommerce B2B transactions, AI and technology contracts as well as data privacy compliance
  • Negotiate a wide range of contracts, from NDAs to acquisition agreements and everything in between
  • Counsel on special projects including high-value strategic partnerships and commercial transactions
  • Advise internal stakeholders on marketing strategies and campaigns
  • Manage complex litigation cases and be the human interface between our internal stakeholders and external counsels
  • Defend the business against alleged trademark infringement claims, patent trolls, and ambulance chasers out there
  • Closely collaborate with various internal stakeholders and be a go-to person for legal-related queries for the business to drive progress on company objectives

What you'll need to thrive:

  • At least 4+ years' experience within an international law firm or the legal team of an internationally operating company
  • 2. German State Exam in Law – completed with excellent results, or admission to practice in the United States (any state) or an EU jurisdiction
  • Interest in being a generalist. In this role, you'll take on projects relating to a wide variety of important legal matters
  • Ability to manage projects independently and negotiate related agreements
  • Fluency in English language and outstanding communication skills for interacting with different stakeholders and conveying legal facts clearly and simply
  • An excellent understanding of commercial legal practices and a keen interest in how businesses operate
  • Motivation and a passion for law mixed with a pragmatic work style and eagerness to progress
  • Hands-on mentality coupled with the ability to work well in a team

Worried about missing a few requirements? Still apply, and express your motivation as you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

What you can look forward to: 

As you grow, so do we.

This is why at trivago, we prioritize your development, offer personalized coaching through Likeminded, and provide workshops, educational meetups, conferences, free online learning courses, and access to a fully-equipped campus library.

Moving to join us?

No problem. You can count on the visa support from our talent support team, a relocation package, interest-free newcomer loan, free language classes, regular team and company-wide events to build experiences together.

Life happens.

We offer self-determined vacation (with a minimum of 25 vacation days), flexible working hours, 2 WFH days weekly, the chance to work remotely for 20 days abroad, free access to the Heynanny platform for personalized nanny assistance, and an on-campus kids room.

Enjoy your office days.

Use your daily canteen budget to share lunch with colleagues in our canteen, help yourself to complimentary snacks and drinks in our kitchens, stay healthy with our on-site gym and sports classes, and enjoy the comfort of ergonomic desks and focused work areas.

 

Thank you for considering a career at trivago! Our commitment to fostering an inclusive and enriching environment for all talents is at the heart of what we do. We understand that embarking on a new job opportunity is a blend of excitement and curiosity. Should any questions arise before you apply, feel free to reach out to us at joinus@trivago.com. Join us in our mission to make a positive impact on global travel, we look forward to your application!

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Job Family: Other Business Operations
Experience Level: Senior
Location: Düsseldorf
Language: English

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