Commercial Lawyer with Data Protection

Chadwick Nott
London, England
Closing date
2 Feb 2021

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Sector/Practice Area
Corporate, Commercial contracts
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
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Job Details

Our client is a FTSE 100 sports gaming and betting company are seeking an Interim Commercial Lawyer with Data protection experience. The role will be to advise on a wide range of commercial matters and other legal arrangements.


  • Advising on a wide range of commercial matters, contractual, services, and other legal arrangements which the firm relies on to support its trading business
  • Advising on related arrangements, including service level annexes, non-disclosure agreements, and data sharing and data processing agreements
  • Preparing and reviewing the firm's responses to data subject access requests
  • Advising generally on data protection issues, including as GDPR applies to different aspects of the firm's business activities
  • Supporting other members of the Legal team as necessary in drafting and other matters
  • Managing external counsel

Required skills and experience:

  • Qualified lawyer (3-6+ PQE)
  • Previous experience in broad areas of commercial practice gained with a reputable firm
  • A willingness to use his or her skills in a variety of different commercial and legal situations - the role would suit a lawyer who likes the challenge of applying his or her knowledge in new situations
  • Previous experience in-house is an advantage, particular in the regulated financial services sector - the role would suit a lawyer who is comfortable engaging one-to-one by phone or email with trading staff and other non-legal professionals
  • Solid drafting experience across a range of commercial and legal documentation
  • Previous experience of data protection issues, including data privacy law/GDPR and EU/UK data sharing post-Brexit
  • Previous experience of dealing with data subject access requests, and/or a willingness to adapt existing data protection knowledge in these circumstances
  • A willingness to support other members of the Legal team in drafting and other general legal matters
  • Comfortable dealing with legal/factual detail and understanding the context of new arrangements, without losing sight of the firm's commercial or business objectives

This role will initially be for 6 months on a daily rate basis. Daily rate subject to experience £500 -£650 a day.

If you feel you have the suitable level of experience please send your CV for consideration.

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


Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.


But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.


Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.


We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.


Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


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  • 9 Devonshire Square
  • London
  • EC2M 4HP
  • GB
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