Director, Litigation (EMEA)
Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, seeks an experienced Director, Litigation to join the legal team for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
This is an exciting and challenging role in a fast-paced environment with responsibility for handling litigation matters, both directly and indirectly, as well as pre-litigation counseling on a wide variety of topics. The role sits within the Core Legal group and involves close and ongoing collaboration with members of the Business & Legal Affairs team, the Company's various Content verticals, and other stakeholders throughout the company. Strong risk tolerance, an experienced perspective on litigation and litigation risk, and an ability to understand and manage multiple internal resources dealing with cutting-edge legal issues are critical in this role. This role is headquartered in Amsterdam and reports to both the Regional General Counsel for EMEA and to the Director of Litigation.
This is an opportunity to be part of a public company with a great consumer brand and to help Netflix shape the future of digital media. The ideal candidate will welcome the opportunity to be part of a fast‐paced and entrepreneurial organization where freedom and responsibility are core values, and passion, innovation and curiosity are mandates.
The successful candidate will have at least ten (10) years of post-qualification litigation experience, with direct experience with entertainment litigation issues. Candidates must be familiar with the development, production, and multi-platform distribution of feature length films, documentaries, scripted and unscripted series, and have knowledge of and interest in related litigation issues. This is a cross-functional role, so strong collaboration and communication skills are necessary. Previous in-house experience preferred.
The successful candidate will also possess the following:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Strong analytical capabilities and judgment.
• Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically, and be solution-oriented.
• Enthusiasm for tackling matters outside area of expertise.
• Wicked sense of humor.
• Fluency in English required; additional languages a strong plus.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g349k4-18-205-176-39-42 in your application.