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Identity is the key for trust and security at the heart of online transactions. IDnow is one of Europe’s fastest growing FinTechs using machine learning to build an effective Identity-as-a-Service platform that can verify in real time the identities of people from 65 different countries. We are backed by two leading venture capital investors as well as a consortium of well-known business angels. Founded in 2014, we already count a large and fast growing team of 300 colleagues from 35 different cultures. Clients are leading international companies such as Commerzbank, UBS, Sixt, Erste Bank and Telefonica Deutschland, many FinTechs like Fidor, N26 and smava as well as many blockchain-based companies.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide comprehensive legal advice to different stakeholders regarding contract management
  • Review, draft and solidify cooperation and supplier agreements
  • Responsible for the drafting and negotiation of new contract templates (for our new products)
  • Provide legal support and assistance for our Sales & ACM department including processing RFP requests in a timely manner
  • Monitor and control the adherence of compliance requirements internally and externally
  • Assisting with risk reports, BCM and data protection measures
  • Raising awareness for compliance requirements throughout the organization and drafting FAQs
  • Deal with various other legal matters and provide advice in respect of associated legal and regulatory risks
  • Represent IDnow in discussions with regulators

Your Qualifications

  • Fully qualified lawyer with at least 3 years professional experience as Legal Counsel/Legal Advisor in a law firm or in-house
  • Broad experience of drafting and negotiating service, outsourcing or software agreements
  • Deep understanding of compliance, law and regulatory requirements
  • Keen eye for detail, analytical mind and strong negotiation skills
  • Great verbal and written communication skills and able to address different stakeholders
  • Passion for technology and innovation
  • Experience in FinTech industry or start-up is a plus
  • Proficiency in German and English

Our Benefits

  • Employment in a strong, expanding company with experienced and highly motivated colleagues
  • Building up the legal department und working closely with the management team
  • Shape the future of the regulatory landscape in Europe and be a key part of the international roll-out of IDnow
  • Activities in international markets with innovative new products
  • Start-up spirit: flat hierarchies, relaxed and direct approach with a high degree of professionalism


We look forward to receiving your compelling application with a possible start date and salary expectations. 

In case you have further questions please don`t hestitate to contact us. You can reach us by calling +49 89 413 24 6020