Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

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Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide. With more than $100M in funding to date and an international team of travel and technology enthusiasts, our mission is to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. With our search engine for vacation rentals Holidu we help travelers book the ideal accommodation for the lowest price, and through our software-and-service solution Bookiply we also support vacation rental owners in multiplying their bookings with less work. Do you want to have an impact on millions of travelers worldwide? Then pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for takeoff!

Your future crew

Your reach will be the entire Holidu Group with currently 250+ employees, but your home will be with the Finance department, which consists of 20 colleagues. We are passionate about working hard towards our goals, but we also know how to have fun and enjoy time together outside of the office with our regular team events. A key sparring partner for you will be Alex, the Group CFO. In this environment, you will have the unique opportunity to shape the legal set-up of Holidu and help ensure continued success and stability of our fast-growing start-up. Our aspirations are big, the entrepreneurial freedom we provide you for building up the legal function at Holidu will be extraordinary – and the journey will be nothing but exciting!

Your role in this journey

  • You will be responsible for all legal matters of Holidu Group (incl. international topics), working closely together with the Founders and Management
  • You act as key point of contact for all legal matters affecting our Group
  • You design legal strategies and represent the company in any legal matters
  • You manage relationships with external legal counsels retained
  • You are in charge of drafting and negotiating vendor agreements, Terms and Conditions, and related contractual documents
  • You monitor legal changes that affect the company and/or our industry environment
  • You help strike the right balance in a start-up environment between entrepreneurial risk-taking vs. protecting our people & assets
  • You act as sparring partner for compliance and corporate governance topics
  • You innovate processes, e.g. to preserve business records such as minutes of meetings and resolutions, and leverage legal tech solutions throughout the company. 

Your backpack is filled with

  • Fully qualified lawyer with very good academic qualification, ideally from German jurisdiction.
  • 4+ years post-qualification legal experience with some international law firm or in-house experience.
  • Strong commercial background and business acumen
  • Willingness to embrace risk-taking, and to act in an entrepreneurial  fashion to mitigate risks
  • Excellent English and German language skills including the ability to draft and negotiate contracts.
  • Expertise in civil and contract law (BGB), together with strong interest and ideally first experience in adjacent fields such as data privacy and/or intellectual property
  • Experience with corporate governance issues.
  • Knowledge of statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to businesses.

Our adventure includes

  • Have an impact on the millions of people using our product every month.
  • Grow with responsibility from day 1 and develop yourself further through regular feedback, workshops and knowledge exchange.
  • Use your personal development budget and 2 extra days off to enhance your professional skills by visiting conferences, buying books, attending courses and more.
  • Connect and have fun with international, diverse and yet like-minded people at work, regular events and weekly office days with your team.
  • Get to know the world with our flexible home office policy and the opportunity to work from other local offices.
  • Get in shape with a premium gym membership for a discounted rate.
  • Go travelling for 28 vacation days + 13 public holidays in Bavaria with interesting discounts on our Bookiply properties.
  • Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu.

Want to travel with us?

Your first travel contact will be Max from HR.

We champion diversity in every aspect of life. We encourage applications from all genders, corners of the world and individual backgrounds. Please feel welcome to submit your application without a photo and details on your gender, date of birth, marital status and nationality. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


Munich, Germany

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