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Facebook Legal Trainee in Germany

Facebook Legal Trainee in Germany

Country: Germany
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Applications call for Facebook Legal Trainee in Germany

As a Legal Trainee (Rechtsreferendar/in), and part of the Google regional Legal team, candidates will play an important part in helping to respond to some of the biggest legal challenges of the information age. They will get an insight into a variety of legal challenges at Google and YouTube, learning to expect the unexpected while actively promoting the development of internet law in an unconventional environment. Based in Hamburg, the German legal department of Google (Google Rechtsabteilung Hamburg) offers an optional training period as part of your compulsory legal training (Wahlstation/Anwaltsstation während des Referendariats).

In this role, a trainee will enhance their organizational skills, attention to detail, versatility and composure, while also getting the opportunity to demonstrate that you have sound legal judgment, can learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, and can communicate confidently at all levels.


Facebook Legal Trainee in Germany will do the following duties

  • Assist in a variety of projects such as the localization of new Google Products and the review and drafting of agreements.
  • Conduct research on a variety of legal topics including intellectual property, consumer regulations, media regulations, advertising, data protection, etc.
  • Respond to various legal requests from users and third parties in relation to Google services.
  • Assist the Legal team in the preparation and the management of court actions.
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of internal knowledge databases for the Legal team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • First legal state exam completion (Erstes Staatsexamen).
  • Current enrollment in compulsory legal training (Station im Rahmen des Referendariats).
  • Ability to speak and write in English and German fluently and idiomatically.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in legal analysis and research.
  • Experience building relationships and communicate with people at all levels.
  • Previous experience in data protection, Copyright, technology or media law.
  • Interest in technology and IT-relevant legal problems and recent developments.
  • Previous experience working on numerous projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Availability to start in 2021.


Facebook, Inc. is an American social media and technology company based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes, originally as TheFacebook.com—today’s Facebook, popular global social networking website. It is one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google. Facebook is one of the world’s most valuable companies. Facebook offers other products and services.


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