Data Protection/ Privacy & Cyber Security

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£95,000 - 120,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
Data Protection, Privacy & Cyber Security Lawyer - City of London - Private Practice If you are a talented, entrepreneurial and ambitious lawyer, who sees things a bit differently, this could be the opportunity for you. A market-leading legal advisory business with technology at its core requires a Data Protection/ Privacy/ Cyber Security Specialist to help to shape the future of the team. The Firm The firm is a rapidly-growing business with the resources, international network and client list of a global law firm. The firm boasts over 2,500 lawyers in more than 85 jurisdictions. This makes them one of the largest legal businesses in the world with a global footprint that exceeds that of any traditional firm. The Team The team brings together over 350 top-flight lawyers, consultants and technology experts. People who understand the implications of digitisation, big data, AI, machine learning and technology platform-based business models in today's world. In addition, because their clients' needs usually span across multiple countries. Unlike traditional law firms, they work hand-in-hand with the multidisciplinary expertise of the rest of the Global firm to provide holistic legal, tax, risk, financial advisory as well as technical data and cybersecurity expertise and other consulting advice to an unmatched list of clients, from listed multinational companies to entrepreneurs and family offices. The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity team has established itself as one of the strongest in the UK. Their legal professionals work with clients in sectors as diverse as software and services, online, content, equipment and telecommunications, building extensive knowledge and insight into the legal and commercial challenges they face. The Role You will have solid experience of Data Protection, Privacy and Cyber Security. This is a senior associate level role. You will be responsible for supporting the legal needs of corporate organizations, both suppliers and customers, of all sizes and profiles across the range of technology related issues, in respect of their privacy and data protection compliance requirements and/or service offerings. You will also be responsible for project managing the day-to-day delivery of our legal services, the pursuit of new business development opportunities and the mentoring and training of junior associates. Providing legal advice to clients on UK data protection law (GDPR, Data Protection Act 2018, Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations, etc.). Drafting, negotiating and advising on a variety of privacy and data protection documents including DPIAs, TIAs, DPAs, etc including working directly with clients in order to effectively obtain relevant information. Managing multijurisdictional projects including coordinating legal advice and delivering work product to clients. Drafting privacy policies, Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs), consent documents and legal basis assessments. Experience in assisting clients manage and respond to Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs). Creating and maintaining records of processing activities (ROPAs) and implementing a variety of data mapping tools. Exposure to Legal Tech software and in particular Privacy Tech solutions including those from OneTrust, TrustArc, BigID, etc. Data breach preparation and data breach response. Privacy audit management and third-party supplier management in a data privacy context. Benefits - Flexible working - Highly competitive salary structure - Fantastic benefits package - First class training and career development programme To apply for this position, please contact Richard Coward at BCL Legal
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