As a market leader in Germany, DENIC eG with its staff of about 120 is responsible for the technical stability of the infrastructure behind this vital resource of the German Internet. Running a worldwide name server network, we make more than 17 million .de domains globally available around the clock from any place in the world.

Organised in the legal form of a cooperative, we and our members and other national and international partners are committed to jointly safeguard the secure operation of the Internet and its constant further development. Start working with us as soon as possible right in the heart of Frankfurt with extensive home office options and support our team as

Lawyer (f/m/d)

Your tasks:

After a comprehensive onboarding phase, you will support our general counsel in day-to-day legal matters. You will actively shape the conceptual development of our legal services. Together with our general counsel, you will advise the Executive Board and the specialist departments on all legal issues except labour law. The assessment and processing of general legal inquiries (including inquiries from authorities), cooperative law and contractual matters be the focal areas in this context.

You will be involved in various national and international working groups in the domain environment and represent our legal interests. You will actively engage in an exchange on legal matters with other registries. We expect you to be willing to travel internationally on a regular basis.


You have successfully completed your legal studies at university and ideally have knowledge of trademark law as well as some relevant professional experience

  • You have the ability to explain legal contexts to non-lawyers, assess ideas of non-lawyers from a legal point of view and to express them in a legally precise manner
  • You like to look into economic and political complexities and support the basic principles of cooperative self-governance.
  • Your experience and understanding of the IT and domain environment will facilitate an easy start at DENIC for you.
  • You are business-fluent in German and English, a committed team player and ready to take on further responsibility.