Senior Legal Counsel

City:  Amsterdam


Who we are


flatexDEGIRO operates one of the leading and fastest growing online brokerage platforms in Europe. Based on modern, in-house state-of-the-art technology, we offer our customers of the flatex and DEGIRO brands a wide range of independent products with execution on top exchanges. Our technological edge, high efficiency and strong economies of scale enable us to continuously improve our service offering for clients and set leading standards in terms of product, price and platform quality.


With around 3 million customer accounts and around 57 million securities transactions processed in 2023, flatexDEGIRO is one of the largest retail online brokers in Europe. In times of bank consolidation, low real interest rates and digitalization, flatexDEGIRO is ideally positioned for further growth. Further information can be found at


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As a Senior legal counsel at the flatexDEGIRO no day will be the same. We are a truly dynamic team who work on different cases from different countries every day. You will be dealing with all kinds of legal matters and questions raised that we as Europe’s leading online broker in the financial markets may face. Together with six colleagues in Amsterdam, one colleague in Sofia, and numerous colleagues in Germany you will advise our growing business. Furthermore, you will work with all relevant departments internally as well as correspond with clients, external advisors, banks, regulatory bodies and more. Researching and analyzing Dutch and EU financial legislation, as well as the practice of regulators, courts and other bodies is part of this job. 
What you will do
•    Advising the business on financial law matters including but not limited to the Dutch Financial Supervision Act (Wft) and relevant European financial law;
•    Advising the company on regulatory issues relevant to the company and its European operations;
•    Reassuring that our services and related agreements are all up-to-date and comply with the relevant laws and regulations;
•    Reviewing, drafting and negotiating various types of (international) contracts and related documents
•    Monitoring of legal and regulatory developments which are of relevance for the company;
•    Carrying out research on legal and regulatory developments;
•    Maintaining current relationship/develop new relationship with external advisors, other relevant external parties;
•    Management of contracts, corporate documents and other relevant documentation;
•    Master Degree in law (knowledge of Dutch and EU financial law) 
•    At least 5 years of working experience preferable in a law firm or as in house lawyer in the financial industry
•    Excellent command of the English is essential
•    Enthusiastic team-player with a pragmatic committed approach and international outlook
•    Excellent organizational skills, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Self-motivated and independent team player
•    Attention to detail


Interested? This is what we offer you

  • Promise of a good work-life balance
  • 30 days paid leave
  • An enthusiastic and fun team to work with
  • Personal and professional development with access to relevant courses
  • Transport allowance or related benefits like a leased electric bike
  • Pension plan
  • A challenging job in an international and fast-growing company
  • A competitive salary
  • A lot of freedom executing your role and a chance to shape your own career
  • The opportunity to participate in a new, enthusiastic team of likeminded professionals



To make your life easier


You get the freedom to work flexible. Meaning you don’t have to work in our office every day, but we like it if you do of course! It’s fun to come in and mingle with your colleagues. There is also fruit, good coffee, drinks & snacks, and great sandwiches for lunch every day. Our beautiful and modern office in located in the iconic Rembrandt tower that is conveniently next to Amstel Station. To make work@home comfortable we offer a €35 internet allowance, provide a company laptop and many options to make it comfortable, such as a chair, screen and headphones. And last but not least: the gym membership options we provide is an easy way to get into shape!


Want to invite your friends to work for us as well? A generous referral bonus will be yours if they get hired, so spread the word once you start!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or any other legally protected status. flatexDEGIRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


flatexDEGIRO Dutch Branch
Ian Daugherty
Corporate Recruiter