Lawyer - Data Privacy

Lawyer - Data Privacy

Job Title: Lawyer - Data Privacy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Reference: AHS-VE/LC
Contact Name: Alex Howard-Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2016 14:33

Job Description

One of the market leading International Financial Service & Payment providers is currently seeking a junior Data Protection Lawyer to join their London based Head Office Legal Team. They are one of the largest in the market and household name globally, as such they are seeking a high calibre individual to boost the skillset of their team.

The role sits within the Data Protection arm of the Legal Team, reporting directly into the Head of Data Protection. They successful candidate will have strong experience of the main principles of data protection gained from a top firm.

The purpose of the role is to work closely with the team and the wider business providing high quality commercial advice on the matters of data privacy and commercial compliance.
Key Accountabilities Include:

*Responsible for management of day to day legal queries and business deals taking the lead on all relevant Data Privacy activities within identified client areas.
*To work closely with the Regulatory team to develop appropriate positions in relation to new regulatory and legislative initiatives.
*Contract management: managing, negotiating, drafting, amending and advising on all contracts from a data privacy perspective.
*Manage identified areas of law and be a proactive subject matter expert in Data Privacy.
*Instructing, managing and developing relationships with external counsel, where required.
*To ensure the company achieves its corporate scorecard objectives through provision of high quality legal advice.
*Manage, develop and maintain relationships to facilitate effective delivery of legal advice and assistance.
*To provide training to identified business areas on law, processes and policies.
*To support both senior and junior members of the team.
*Proactively contribute to the Legal Division's planning.

If you wish to learn more about the role submit your CV via the portal or contact Alex Howard-Smith at