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United Kingdom - London

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Expedia

Are you passionate about technology and travel? Do you want to join a highly-respected legal team at a company that has been rated as one of the best places to work in the country? Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
 

Expedia is looking for an attorney to support the Commercial Strategy and Services (CSS) business unit for the Expedia Group. The CSS team negotiates contracts with, and provides commercial support for, the flights, rental cars, cruise, rail, travel insurance, and in-destination activities lines of business. In this role, you will actively participate in the development and execution of Expedia’s commercial strategy, advising on all aspects of contracting, conducting face-to-face negotiations with travel suppliers worldwide, developing internal standards and practices, monitoring developments in the regulatory landscape, coordinating responses to governmental inquiries, and supporting Expedia’s advocacy efforts. Many issues will involve multiple international jurisdictions, requiring the use and management of local counsel. In addition, this position will act as a consultative resource for business partners as they update Expedia’s products and services to respond to changing and legal requirements and an evolving commercial landscape as new suppliers arise, existing suppliers transform, or new technologies change the travel business.


What you’ll do:

  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of agreements (e.g., distribution and affiliation agreements, travel supply agreements, marketing agreements, and other business agreements).
  • Advising business leaders regarding website display, operations, and regulatory compliance.
  • Drafting terms and conditions for consumer facing ecommerce websites.
  • Advising clients on day-to-day contractual compliance issues and handling pre-litigation disputes.
  • Developing and implementing standardized legal processes within the organization.
  • Efficiently collaborating with outside legal counsel, including managing a legal budget


Who you are:

  • Legal experience with a top regional or national law firm or experience working in a fast-paced, in-house legal environment
  • Experience with complex commercial transactions, a strong background in commercial law, consumer protection and other regulatory issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and work ethic
  • Ability to work on a wide range of complex matters with minimal supervision
  • Track record of establishing strong working relationships with business clients and within the legal department/law firm
  • International experience and in-house experience is a plus


Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.
 

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.
 

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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R-37452

Job Category
Legal Group

Job Function
Legal

Location
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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