Legal Counsel Germany (Amsterdam based)
Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

At Picnic, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy groceries with our innovative and sustainable app-only service. We do almost everything in-house, developing cutting-edge technologies and processes to ensure we continue to grow rapidly without missing a beat. If you’re a passionate legal counsel, we’re offering you the opportunity to join the diverse team at our Amsterdam HQ and make a real difference in our scale-up environment. 


🥜 In a nutshell

Picnic is growing rapidly and dealing with broader, more complex and international challenges every day. We are looking for a legal counsel to be a part of our legal team at our Amsterdam HQ, to help us scale in Germany. You will get a 360 view of Picnic and work on a wide range of German legal matters together with other members of our legal team. You will also work a lot with the German team located in our Düsseldorf office. Topics will range from especially real estate and commercial contracts to a wide variety of day to day contracting to compliance matters and disputes — the full package.

Picnic is a highly inspiring environment where you will work with a diverse group of highly talented and motivated people, whilst at the same time having some fun. If you are structured, pragmatic, self-starting, and responsible, then we’d love to discuss the role further with you! 


🎯 What you’ll do

  •     Be the backbone of our growth in Germany by supporting on many legal topics, especially in lease and service matters.
  •     Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of business contracts, e.g., lease, commercial, supply, software, building & equipment, service agreements, and more.
  •     Independently deal with day-to-day legal questions, compliance matters, and disputes across all topics (labour, real estate, food safety etc.).
  •     Provide hands-on and pragmatic legal support to the different areas of the business.


About you

  •     Second state examination in law
  •     4 to 6 years of relevant professional experience as a lawyer with a medium-sized or large law firm and/or in-house
  •     Excellent drafting, negotiation and project management skills
  •     Proactive and hands-on mentality
  •     Pragmatic and commercial approach to legal matters
  •     Able to work independently as well as under the supervision of legal counsels
  •     German native speaker and excellent English skills


📖 Picnic Perks

Make a difference

You’ll work in an awesome scale-up environment with the freedom to drive your own projects and create a visible impact. 

Teamwork makes the dream work

With more than 80 nationalities across 3 countries, you’ll be part of a diverse company with plenty of cool stuff to get involved with, from board game evenings to after-work drinks to our company ski trip and more!

You are what you eat

You’ll get freshly prepared, healthy lunches and snacks (with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and halal options). Coffee snob? Don’t worry, our amazing Picnic barista has you covered.

Do you want to be part of this exciting company? Apply now! 


We care about your health and wellbeing. As such, we currently support online interviews and remote onboarding (learn more about the process here).

Commitment to equal opportunities 

Picnic is an equal opportunity employer—this means that all decisions regarding applications will be based on qualifications and merit. Applicants will be regarded independently of age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, skin color, civil status, religious beliefs, physical or mental disability, or any other factors protected by law. 

At Picnic, we celebrate and value our differences and are committed to building a safe and inclusive working environment where everyone can be themselves.

Our recruitment process

Phone screening




Closing interview


Apply now!