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Senior Legal Counsel (Regulatory & Compliance), Dublin or London

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 ac
hieving 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 Act in the UK. This is a new and developing area of the law so provides many interesting and novel legal challenges.

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 or London and will play a central role in the EMEA legal team.

Monitoring, reviewing and assessing new laws and regulations relating to content and safety in the UK, such as the Online Safety Act, and driving the implementation of those laws and codes;
- Leading on regulatory engagement with Ofcom in conjunction with the Government Relations team;
- Supporting our Trust and Safety organisation, advising on content moderation issues, content policies and user safety related legal matters;
- Supporting other in-house lawyers and our product legal team to review new products and features against relevant laws;
- Closely collaborating and coordinating with regulatory and litigation lawyers, product, public policy and communications teams on regulatory matters and policy strategies, external communication, and investigations; and
- Working with and managing external counsel as necessary.


Minimum Requirements:
- 3+ years in a regulatory 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;
- Experience advising on laws relating to user generated content, including the Digital Services Act in the EU and Online Safety Bill/Act in the UK;
- Ability to manage a large number and variety of high profile and strategic projects and navigate ambiguous legal and regulatory environments;
- Previous experience of advising on the practical implementation of new laws;
- 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; and
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficient in working closely with and advising senior executives of an organisation.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience at an established in-house department or regulator.

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-7337251082316335369
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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