The Legal team advises the business on a wide variety of legal issues and manages our external advisers. Our main aims are to protect the value of Skyscanner’s intellectual property and to support the business in its rapid growth by providing commercially-minded legal advice.

While there is no typical day, our main tasks include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating our agreements with our partner airlines, online travel agents, hotels, car hire companies, and advertising agencies.
  • Providing advice on all other commercial contracts, developing internal commercial contract templates, and managing our contract database.
  • Providing brand protection advice, including advising on trademark and domain name disputes.
  • Managing and monitoring our patent portfolio and dealing with any patent disputes.
  • Monitoring and amending our website privacy policy and terms and conditions to keep up to speed with product development
  • Ensuring compliance with global regulatory requirements and supporting Skyscanner’s global expansion and group company structure
  • Training Skyscanner staff on best practice and legal requirements applicable to their job

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