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Twitch is seeking an experienced lawyer to join their International Legal Team in London to support the company's expanding operations in EMEA and other territories outside North America. The role involves advising the business on legal, regulatory, and commercial aspects of diverse projects, including content, partnerships, marketing, litigation, employment, regulatory inquiries, and expansion efforts. The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of post-qualification experience, excellent legal and commercial awareness, and fluency in German, French, or Spanish. The company offers various perks, including private medical insurance, pension plan, paid time off, and free snacks and beverages.

Job description

About Us

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It’s where millions of people come together to chat, interact, and make their own entertainment. 

We’re about community, inside and out. You’ll find coworkers who are eager to team up, collaborate, and smash (or elegantly solve) problems together. We’re on a quest to empower live communities, so if this sounds good to you, see what we’re up to on LinkedIn and Twitter, get interviewing tips on Instagram, and discover projects we’re solving on our Blog.

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced lawyer to support Twitch’s expanding and evolving operations in EMEA and other territories outside North America.  You will be a member of the International Legal Team and advise the business on the legal, regulatory and commercial aspects of diverse projects including content, partnerships, marketing, litigation, employment, regulatory inquiries and expansion efforts. This is an excellent opportunity to join Twitch's close-knit legal team, build relationships with Amazon Entertainment Legal teams and have fun tackling the complex issues faced by our business, clients and communities.

You will seek responsibility and autonomy in your role and you will be inquisitive, enthusiastic about media, content and technology, and enjoy being challenged intellectually. In return you will be offered great opportunities to share and develop your skills in an exciting, high-growth media and technology business.

The role is based in our London offices and some international travel may be required.  Professional fluency in German,  French or Spanish would be highly beneficial for this role.

You Will:

  • Advise the business on legal, regulatory and commercial issues relating to the strategic development of the EMEA business and other projects to be rolled out in the APAC and LATAM regions. 
  • Structure and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements including in relation to content, business development, marketing and creative services.
  • Advise on the legal and commercial aspects of marketing campaigns, content projects and new partnerships.  
  • Partner with the Public Policy team to determine emerging trends in legislation impacting Twitch and Amazon.
  • Advise on contentious matters, including in relation to content moderation, consumer, HR and employment.
  • Provide support for the International Legal team for regulatory inquiries and related workstreams.
  • Manage corporate filings and company secretarial work for the Twitch International business.
  • Assist in driving projects forward across the broader Amazon Group and other Twitch Legal teams as needed.

You Have:

  • University Degree and legal qualifications.
  • 3-5 years post qualification experience (PQE).
  • A mix of law firm and in-house experience,  although we will consider private practice lawyers who have demonstrable client exposure (eg through secondments).
  • Excellent legal and commercial awareness.

Bonus Points

  • Professional fluency in German, French or Spanish.
  • Media, content, video-game or advertising industry background.
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory principles affecting media and technology businesses, especially in relation to internet, technology and media regulation. 
  • Experience navigating uncharted waters and working with and influencing all levels of employees and management.
  • The ability to function as part of the international legal team and to operate autonomously when needed.


  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, etc.)
  • Lunch Served Four Times a Week
  • Free Snacks & Beverages


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Twitch values your privacy. Please consult our Candidate Privacy Notice, for information about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information of our candidates.

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a relevant criminal check.

Job ID: TW7656

Location: London, UK

Country: United Kingdom

Date found: 2023-04-29

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