Associate Legal Counsel

Associate Legal Counsel
Region: Luxembourg
Required experience: 2 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Amazon strives to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, Earth’s best employer, and Earth’s safest place to work. 

Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Career Choice, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Just Walk Out technology, and The Climate Pledge are some of the things pioneered by Amazon.

Associate Legal Counsel, Customer Trust & Partner Support


Amazon is a leader in global e-commerce. We are working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. Our innovative technologies change the way people find, discover and buy products and services. Lawyers at Amazon are trusted members of the business. Our work is intellectually challenging, exciting and fast-paced. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily business. Like everyone at Amazon, we are passionate about our customers.

We are looking for a talented Legal Counsel to support our growing European Marketplace business. You will partner with business teams as they develop selling partner services that add value for Amazon’s customers by providing an excellent customer experience.

The position is based at our European headquarters in Luxembourg. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a diverse and multicultural country located in the heart of Europe, bordered by France, Belgium and Germany. Some travel may be required.

Key job responsibilities:

As a Legal Counsel supporting our rapidly growing e-commerce business, you will be responsible for providing sound and pragmatic advice to business leaders; solving complex problems on a broad range of product launches, intellectual property, commercial and regulatory matters; and for structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions. We are looking for candidates who are innovative, progressive, extremely hands-on, and highly customer-obsessed professionals. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily business.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Luxembourg, LUX

Basic qualifications

  • Outstanding academic qualifications
  • Significant post-qualification legal experience gathered in-house or in private practice, with a minimum of 2+ years post qualification experience.
  • Strong transactional background dealing with commercial contracts.
  • High degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness but also desire to be challenged and think outside the box.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to act as a business partner to senior management.
  • Great business judgment, especially in ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-moving environment.

Preferred qualifications

  • A team player and consensus builder with great people skills and a good sense of humor who can effectively and efficiently collaborate and build relationships with attorneys and business clients at all levels throughout the organization.
  • Highest standards of ethics and professional integrity.
  • In-house experience at a technology company or in a private practice technology group.

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