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The Google DeepMind legal team is looking for an adept and enthusiastic Legal
Counsel to partner with our product and research teams to help advise on legal
issues relevant to developing and releasing AI research and products. You will
also work with different parts of the business, to make sure we are prepared
for forthcoming regulatory changes that may impact our technology as well as
helping to advise on processes for informing and developing legislative
changes in AI across the jurisdictions in which we operate. Finally, you will
collaborate with other members of the legal team and with outside counsel when
We're a dedicated scientific community, committed to “solving intelligence”
and ensuring our technology is used for widespread public benefit! We've
built a supportive and inclusive environment where collaboration is encouraged
and learning is shared freely. We don't set limits based on what others think
is possible or impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire each other to push
boundaries and achieve ambitious goals.
We constantly iterate on our workplace experience with the goal of ensuring it
encourages a balanced life. From excellent office facilities through to
extensive manager support, we strive to support our people and their needs as
effectively as possible.
Our list of benefits is extensive, and we're happy to discuss this further
throughout the interview process!
Partnering with product and research teams to design and implement best
practices in areas such as data ingestion, privacy, competition and
Advising senior management on risks associated with product launches and
AI research direction and presenting options to mitigate or eliminate
Working with the public policy team to establish and refine external
advocacy positions around key products, research and topics.
Considering existing and forthcoming regulatory regimes for AI technology
and advising on implications for Google DeepMind research and products,
and associated compliance. Engaging with external stakeholders around
these areas as needed.
Identify and advise on legal considerations around data and dataset usage
(e.g. IP, licensing, privacy, policy, and governance considerations).
Working with commercial lawyers to ensure that commercial deals take
account of relevant risks pertaining to individual products and research,
Collaborating with and advising multiple cross functional groups including
Marketing, Comms, Security and Responsibility teams.
You are very organised, accustomed to working at a fast pace and juggling
many different tasks. You are proactive, taking the initiative when
You are adept at balancing legal, cultural and business demands and
produce practical, solution-focused advice.
You relish the chance to be part of something extraordinary and the
opportunity to make a real difference.
You enjoy variety and have a get-stuck-in mentality - no task is too big
or too small.
You have experience advising on a range of commercial matters with a good
understanding of intellectual property and privacy issues.
You have excellent communication skills.
You are experienced partnering with senior stakeholders on sophisticated
legal issues or matters of strategic significance, and instil trust with
everyone you interact with.
You are resourceful and enjoy managing your own work and projects.
You enjoy operating independently but love being part of a highly
supportive and collaborative team.
Experience in private practice and/or an in-house team.
Qualified solicitor in England and Wales or US.
Prior in-house experience working within legal teams at a technology
company and/or within government.
Interest or experience in innovative technology, including in the field of
artificial intelligence research or deployment of machine learning
The US base salary range for this full-time position is between $217,000 -
$321,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Your recruiter can share more about
the specific salary range for your targeted location during the hiring