Data Protection Lawyer

England, London
22 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
Sylvia Mueller
Sector/Practice Area
Intellectual Property, Data Protection
Full time

My client, a FTSE 100 company is looking for a Data Protection Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis with opportunity for perm.

The Data Privacy Lawyer will work with various functions in the business, including IT, R&D, software developers, HR, and other teams.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Advising on data protection policy for employees and consumers of the business
  • Drafting and negotiating UK and international commercial contracts including SaaS, IT service providers, software development, and marketing
  • Advising on a range of international business matters such logistics and outsourcing matters
  • Being the data privacy SME and providing data protection advice to the business as it arises
  • Designing, developing, and delivering Data Protection/ Data Privacy training programmes across the business on a global basis
  • Working with Senior Legal Counsels in jurisdictions across the globe to assist with data protection quarries and matters
  • Working with senior stakeholders in the business including C-Suite executives on implementing GDPR throughout the business

Candidates of interest will be:

  • Qualified lawyers coming from a private practice or in-house background, with time spent on a data protection / data privacy focused role
  • Experience as a Data Protection Officer is an asset but not required
  • Strong communication skills and able to communicate and impart data privacy policies to IT professionals, product development professionals, and other members of the business such as R&D, HR, and marketing as well as other members of the legal team
  • An enthusiastic personality and interest to be part of a business that is recognised as an innovative leader in their industry

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