Data Protection Legal Counsel

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£55,000 - 70,000
Area of Law:
In House
Reference Number:
24th November 2021
Data Protection Legal Counsel - 3+ PQE - In-house at an international firm - Birmingham A top ranked international law firm is seeking a Data Protection Lawyer to join its Legal Counsel team in Birmingham. This opportunity is offered on a full or part-time (4 days a week), permanent basis with hybrid working (50/50 home/office) as standard and flexible working options accommodated. Excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package. The Role As Data Protection Legal Counsel in this team, you would: - Have the opportunity to join a top ranked law firm but to work in an in-house capacity. - Be one of the firm's technical experts in data protection ensuring that the firm meets all of its data protection obligations, including: · supporting on developing the firm's ongoing GDPR programme; · handling Data Subject Access Requests; · ensuring compliance in relation to data transfers between offices internationally; · conducting data protection impact assessments; · data mapping and Records of Processing Activities; · advising on contractual issues and drafting data sharing/processing agreements and privacy notices; · advising on cookie compliance and cookie policies, marketing strategies and consent; · raising firm-wide awareness, including at overseas offices, to embed compliant behaviours. About You To be successful in your application for this Data Protection Legal Counsel vacancy, you will have: - A minimum of three years' PQE with a strong emphasis on data privacy during that time whether from private practice, the public sector or in-house (perhaps at a regulatory authority). - A proven track record in advising on data and privacy matters and confident and experienced in advising senior lawyers on difficult regulatory/compliance issues. - Excellent technical, drafting and negotiation skills. - A good teamwork ethic. - French speaking language skills would be an added advantage but by no means necessary. The Offering The successful Data Protection Legal Counsel will be rewarded with: - A highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. - Strong support to progress you to the next stage of your career. - Flexible, supportive and inclusive team environment and a complementary team of privacy specialists. Apply Now! To be considered for this Data Protection Legal Counsel vacancy, apply here with an up to date copy of your CV or contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal for further information.
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