Legal Counsel

General Counsel · London, London, City of
Department General Counsel
Employment Type Employee
Minimum Experience Experienced

Inspiration, trust, and passion are at the heart of Travelzoo. Every week our global team creates irresistible and rigorously reviewed offers that get our 30 million members off the couch to explore the world through travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences. Our long-standing expertise, appreciation of other cultures and high standards are key to creating value for our members.

We are looking for a Legal Counsel (m/f/d) in London, United Kingdom to join a global team of four, reporting directly to Travelzoo’s highest ranking legal officer, its General Counsel, who is also a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. As Legal Counsel, you would be responsible for providing front-line legal and strategic guidance and support across the global business and would have exposure to the highest levels of management within the Company.  

Do you feel…

  • Motivated to provide support to the General Counsel, other executive officers and the Board on negotiating strategic deals and mergers and acquisitions, resolving commercial issues, and handling various legal disputes and inquiries
  • Determined to assist with securities and public company work for a publicly traded company, as well as global corporate governance matters and potential restructurings of the business
  • Keen to serve as a single point of contact for all legal matters in Europe specifically and globally as necessary, including providing coverage for the General Counsel and other team members
  • Capable of identifying and consulting on legal risks in connection with Travelzoo’s products and services, particularly in the areas of global data privacy, travel regulations and EU and UK specific law
  • Confident to assist the General Counsel and Contracts Managers in the management of Travelzoo’s global contracts, including with the negotiation of non-standard terms and handling of significant contract disputes
  • Able to assist HR with the management and legal review of employment agreements and employment policies globally and manage employment disputes, along with the General Counsel, to successful resolutions
  • Dedicated to assist in the centralization and improvement of various integral processes across the organization and help to craft an efficient and dynamic legal department

This role will allow you to…

  • Gain exposure to the Board of Directors and upper-level management of a publicly traded company
  • Partner with and be mentored by the Company’s General Counsel
  • Expand your knowledge base from both a legal and business perspective

You are ideally…

  • A professional with at least 3 years of relevant post qualified international work experience (law firm or in-house)
  • An excellent leader with the ability to also undertake executional work
  • Trustworthy and hands-on as you will handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times
  • Experienced in drafting and reviewing various types of legal agreements and able to adapt legal requirements in a pragmatic and business-focused way
  • Strong in negotiation and problem-solving
  • A clear and concise communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively navigate issues externally and internally, including across departments
  • Willing to work across multiple time zones and travel (as needed)
  • A team player with strong attention to detail and flexibility
  • Able to successfully manage competing priorities, work independently and deliver quality work
  • UK qualified lawyer
  • Fluent in English and German

 What’s in it for you…

  • Broaden your horizon by working in a different country
  • Experience one of our travel deals first-hand – we call it the Travelzoo Experience
  • Be part of an international team
  • Work hard and celebrate in style at our team events
  • We recognize your achievements with our employee awards
  • Enjoy working like an entrepreneur? Our collaborative culture will provide you with this opportunity
  • Meet and network in our workspaces in the heart of vibrant cities
  • Enrich your career perspectives by joining our global mentorship program
  • Is life-long learning important to you? We offer online and offline learning options
  • It’s not all about the money, but money is important. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages

If you are excited about this opportunity and feel intrigued by our values of “leading by example”, “warm heart”, “cool head” and “working hands”, then we would like to get to know you!

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    General Counsel
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience