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Legal Counsel/Senior Legal Counsel, (Content Regulation) Dublin, Brussels or Paris

Dublin, Ireland


TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.

Why Join Us
Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.
Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.
To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.

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The Team
The Content Regulation & Safety team focuses on advising the business on the implementation of, and ongoing compliance with, content focused laws in the region. These include the Digital Services Act in the EU and the Online Safety Bill in the UK. This is a new and developing area of the law so provides many interesting and novel legal challenges.

The Role
We are looking for a highly motivated EU/UK qualified lawyer who can support our growing Trust and Safety organisation, handle complex legal issues and support the implementation of novel and high profile laws in the EMEA region. This role is based in Dublin and will play a central role in the EMEA legal team. We will also consider Brussels and Paris as alternative locations.

- Advising on laws and regulations relating to content and safety, including the Digital Services Act in the EU and the Online Safety Bill in the UK, with a focus on the implementation and ongoing compliance with those laws;
- Supporting our Trust and Safety organisation, advising on content moderation issues, content policies, and user safety related legal matters across the EMEA region;
- Assisting with regulatory engagement in conjunction with the Government Relations team;
- Closely collaborating and coordinating with the Litigation team and product, public policy and communications teams on regulatory and policy strategies, external communication, and investigations.


Minimum Qualifications:
- strong experience in a regulatory and/or product legal compliance role from a well regarded private practice team or established in-house department;
- Background in consumer-facing tech and/or digital media, or a solid understanding of these industries from private practice;
- An understanding of laws relating to user generated content, in particular the Digital Services Act in the EU and the Online Safety Bill in the UK;
- Ability to work on a large number and variety of high profile and strategic projects and navigate ambiguous legal and regulatory environments;
- Ability to work as a team player who can effectively work with, manage and coordinate colleagues, internal stakeholders and the business;
- Highest standards of ethics and professional integrity;
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, and proficient in working closely with and advising senior executives of an organisation.

Preferred Qualification:
- Experience advising on or analysing the following laws preferred but not obligatory - Digital Services Act in the EU and the Online Safety Bill in the UK.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

Client-provided location(s): Dublin, Ireland
Job ID: TikTok-7336234398930487589
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • HSA
    • Life Insurance
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Snacks
    • Pet-friendly Office
    • Happy Hours
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Mentor Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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