Privacy Lawyer (In-House)

Recruiter
Chadwick Nott
Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
12 Sep 2019
Ref
HAHJ921931127
Contact
Houdah Al
Sector/Practice Area
Intellectual Property, Data Protection
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent

Position is in-house at top tier International Law firm.

The Privacy Lawyer is responsible for providing in-house support on data privacy matters and implementing the firm's ongoing privacy programme.

The Privacy Lawyer would work with the firm's Chief Information Security Officer, alongside the existing Privacy Lawyer and be supported by the firm's Information Security Analyst.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing in-house legal advice on all privacy matters that relate to the firm's practice, including liaising with the firm's Privacy Partner and General Counsel and overseas offices;
  • Devising and maintaining the firm's data privacy policies and procedures and working to ensure the firm's systems are designed and developed in a way to minimise privacy-related risks;
  • Designing and delivering internal training, providing tailored guidance and rolling out regular firm-wide communications across the firm;
  • Engaging in the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of the data privacy aspects of agreements with clients and 3rd parties, including suppliers;
  • Drafting and advising on data privacy documentation
  • Networking with key stakeholders (including the Information Commissioner's Office and the Law Society of England and Wales) and peers in other law firms, as appropriate.

...For more details please request job spec.

Candidate experience

At least 4 years post-qualification experience;

In-house legal experience is preferred but not essential;

Strong knowledge and experience of the data privacy environment and legal and regulatory regime in England and Wales.

To find out more contact: Houdah Al-Hakim on: 0203 096 4559 or email at: houdahalhakim@chadwicknott.co.uk

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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