Legal Counsel

Dreilinden, Germany Requisition Number R0026577 Subsidiary eBay

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, we connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great value and unique selection. In 2017, eBay enabled $84 billion of gross merchandise volume. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit

We are looking for a Legal Counsel (f/m) to join our team!

- 12 months fixed-term contract -

This role will provide legal support to eBay’s brands4friends business in Germany as part of eBay’s EMEA Legal team and will be based in our brands4friends office in central Berlin.


  • Providing support on commercial, compliance and operational projects
  • Conducting legal and analytical reviews of processes and contracts
  • Handling amendments and negotiations of standard legal documentation
  • Supporting the legal  and business teams to achieving operational excellence
  • Ad-hoc support in various projects where legal support is needed

Experience, qualifications & personal characteristics:

  • German-qualified lawyer or Diplomjurist
  • Working experience is an advantage but not a must-have.
  • A strong willingness to learn and grow
  • Excellent academics.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, pressurised environment and to act quickly and decisively
  • Passion for e-commerce and preferably a user of brands4friends and Bay
  • Commercial outlook and a strategic and creative thinker with self-confidence, ‘can do’ attitude, sound judgement and a good sense of humour
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Computer literacy with excellent written and verbal communication skills

What do we offer?

  • Dynamic team with exciting personalities, passion for e-commerce, professionalism and a good sense of humor
  • Varied and interesting tasks with high level of personal responsibility
  • International career opportunities throughout eBay Inc.
  • An excellent working environment with flat hierarchies
  • A great campus with fitness center, table soccer, bike rental, coffee-bar, excellent canteen and shuttle-service

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