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Senior Legal Counsel

JMC Legal Recruitment
Germany, Berlin
£103589.10 - £120853.95 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
2 Jan 2024

Job Details

Senior Legal Counsel | Fintech Scale-Up | Germany

If you are looking to join a FinTech scale-up with incredible prospects for the future, look no further. This fast-growth organisation is seeking an ambitious commercial lawyer to lead their legal function as they continue to grow.

Backed by one of the largest FS powerhouses in Germany, you will have the opportunity to shape their legal function and future growth of the business.

The business

With the aim to improve all of their customer's financial wellbeing, they are using advanced financial technology in order to do so. Headed up by a knowledgeable, passionate and driven CEO, they offer a unique app that allows their customers to take control of their finances, allowing you to make the most of your money.

The business is on a mission to help everyone to become more financially independent, with everyone of their employees fully behind their vision and their potential to make a huge impact in the German FS market.

The Role

You will be reporting to the company CFO and the wider senior leadership team, tackling a range of commercial contracts, including technology agreements, SaaS contracts and customer/supplier contracts. It will also be your responsibility to develop their compliance management system, as well as Data Protection contracts.

You will also work on service, distribution and cooperation agreements with their clients and partners, as well as contracts with their IT and service providers. You will have a good amount of admin support from a junior legal professional.

You will also be in regular communication with the CEO and board, providing pro-active legal and business advice to ensure that the commercial function continues to go in the right direction.


  • 4-9 PQE German Qualified and a fluent German speaker
  • Experience in a start-up/scale-up and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of BaFin regulated businesses and an understanding of the ZAG/PSD2 and MaRisk


  • Competitive Salary
  • Hybrid/Remote working

If you are an ambitious, German qualified in-house lawyer looking for an exciting challenge, please don't hesitate to reach out.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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