Legal Counsel Payments & Data & Innovation

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ING is looking for an enthusiastic and pragmatic lawyer who can look ahead, is eager to learn and has a flexible and curious attitude.

Are you interested in the dynamic world of payments, data, innovation and the impact of technological developments? Do you want to join a team working on innovations, implementations of new laws and (international) deals with large corporates? Can you advise succinctly and are you commercially oriented, pragmatic and a team player with a sense of humour? And do you like your working days to be different each day? Then we are looking for you!


  • are practical and flexible - we work in an innovative and dynamic environment where things can change rapidly, focus needs to be on actual risks to get things done;
  • you have a collaborative and growth mindset - we work together with many other experts and functions in the bank, collaboration is a big part of what we do and curiosity in other expertises helps us in serving our business
  • are analytic, a good communicator and pro-active;

Role and responsibilities ;

  • You will work on product development and innovations, with a focus on payments and data;
  • You proactively analyse market developments and new legislation and regulations and translate these into practical legal guidance and advice with impact analyses;
  • You draft, review and negotiate payment contracts and European tenders for payment products;
  • You maintain standardized documentation and terms & conditions, and work on an international rollout of harmonized products by timely engaging legal colleagues in ING's network;
  • You collaborate with various stakeholders within the bank involved in payments, data, innovations and development of existing products;
  • You share and lay down knowledge in different forms and through different means, depending on the audience, and you provide specialist training for internal clients; and
  • You contribute to the drafting of bank policies.

How to succeed ;

  • a Master's Degree in Dutch (or another EU jurisdiction) Law ;
  • affinity with financial services and corporate banking products, more specifically with payment products;
  • 0-3 years experience as in-house counsel, lawyer or legal consultant;
  • willingness to learn analysing (international) financial regulation, making impact analyses and advising on implementation projects; and
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Who are we?

We are the Payments & Data & Innovation team of approximately 9 lawyers consisting of the payment experts as well lawyers who provide innovation and data (protection) support to ING business. The team is part of the larger General Legal Affairs (approximately 40 lawyers) advising our stakeholders on a number of corporate topics such as KYC/AML, market abuse, competition law, regulatory affairs, internal investigations, procurement contracts, IP and IT law, privacy etc . We have a strong passion for the legal profession and 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 our legal colleagues in 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.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ING

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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