Legal Counsel Payments

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The opportunity
Legal WB Team Payments & Cash Management is looking for an enthusiastic and pragmatic

Senior Legal Counsel Payments

Who knows how to think forward, can work independently and help corporate clients to stay a step ahead

Are you an enthusiastic and pragmatic senior lawyer interested in the dynamic world of payments ? Do you want to join a team working on product innovations, implementations of payments law and (international) deals with large corporates? Can you provide short and concise advice, and are you commercially-minded, pragmatic and to-the-point? And do you like your working days to be different each day? If so, then we are looking for you!

Role and responsibilities?

You are sparring partner for the business and advisor on product development and innovations in the field of payments, and advise internal clients on legal issues and questions relating thereto;

You proactively analyse market developments and new payments laws and regulations (e.g. PSD2), and translate these into practical legal guidance and advice with impact analyses drafted by you;

  • You draft, review and negotiate complex (international) payment contracts and European tenders for payment products;
  • You create and maintain (standardized) payments documentation and terms & conditions, and pave the way for a smooth international rollout of harmonized payment products by timely engaging legal colleagues in ING’s network;
  • You play a key role in maintaining relationships with senior management as well as internal and external specialists, and work with different stakeholders within the bank involved in payments innovations and development of existing payment products; and
  • You share and lay down knowledge, contribute to the drafting of bank policies and provide specialist training for internal clients.

How to succeed

  • a university degree in Dutch law;
  • a minimum of 10 years’ experience as in-house counsel, lawyer or legal consultant;
  • proven knowledge of and affinity with financial services and corporate banking products; experience in the area of payments as in-house counsel within a bank or a consultancy firm specialised in financial services is definitely a big plus;
  • proven experience in analysing (international) financial regulation, making impact analyses and advising on implementation projects; and
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and in English.
  • You are:
  • client-focused and practical, curious, keen on innovation, able to think ‘out of the box’, eager to learn, and have a ‘collaborative mindset’;
  • analytic, skilled in communication, persuasive, self-sufficient and pro-active;
  • able to deal with stress and capable of setting priorities; and
  • flexible and someone who flourishes in a dynamic work environment.

Who are we?

We are a department of over 40 lawyers with a strong passion for the legal profession. We support our internal clients with product development, transactions and incidents. We participate in legal committees of (international) banking consultative bodies. In addition we translate new laws and regulations into practice and our department is a legal centre of expertise for other jurisdictions in which ING operates.

As strategic partner in business we are in constant dialogue with our commercial colleagues and with each other. We work together closely, debating with and challenging colleagues and sharing knowledge with each other by both informal and formal means. In this way we are able to benefit as much as possible from shared knowledge and experience, lessons learned and best practices. We share our expertise and knowledge in respect of new developments as broadly through the ING network as possible.

We believe that it is important that our business is up to date with the legal ins-and-outs of the products with which they work. We keep them up to date with all the latest developments through quarterly newsletters, one on one meetings, learn and lunch sessions etc. We also offer internal clients a comprehensive training package with e-learnings, webcasts and classroom sessions. Therefore, presentation skills are also important.

What we offer

A job from 36 to 40 hours and a unique offer that fits in with the times of today. We take into account your home situation and your ambitions and help you to balance work and private life. Discover yourself our employment conditions. ;

  • A salary tailored to your qualities and experience;
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work at home;
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses;
  • 24 vacation days with a 36-hour working week. If you work 40 hours a week, you will receive 27 vacation days;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 13th month salary;
  • Individual Savings Contribution (BIS), 3.5% of your gross annual salary;
  • 8% Holiday payment;
  • Personal growth and challenging work with endless possibilities to realize your ambitions;
  • An informal working environment with innovative colleagues who strive for the very best.


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Please note, multiple interview steps involving various business stakeholders will be part of the selection process.

About us

With 57,000 employees and operations in approximately 40 countries, there is no shortage of opportunities for people with initiative who want to help people take a step ahead in life and in business. Do you want to work at the cutting edge of what’s possible and at the same time ensure you work with integrity and hold the customer’s interests at heart? Do you want to be surrounded by progressive, inspiring, diverse and supportive colleagues? Then there is no better place to invest your talents than at ING. Join us. Apply today.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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