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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 challenges every day. We are looking for an interim legal counsel to help us scale our growth in Germany. You will work mainly with the German team located in our Düsseldorf offices.

Your main focus will be on commercial lease contracts and labor law, but you will also deal with a broad range of other legal topics.
We are looking for someone who is structured, self-starting, pragmatic and responsible.

You may be working either from Picnic's German (Dusseldorf) or Dutch... (Amsterdam) offices or remotely, with travelling to these offices occasionally.

The assignment would be from 1 March until at least 1 June 2023 for at least 3 days a week (ideally 4 or 5).
What you'll do
• Be the backbone of our German expansion by supporting on negotiations of commercial lease agreements and employment law matters
• In addition, you will deal with a variety of other business contracts and legal topics arising over the course of projects, daytoday legal questions and disputes across all topics
• Provide handson and pragmatic legal support to the different areas of the business
About you
• Degree in German Law
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 handson mentality
• Flexible and structured way of working
• A pragmatic and commercial approach to legal matters
• Able to work independently as well as under supervision of legal counsels
• Language skills: German native (speaking and writing) and proficiency in English
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.


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

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


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