Senior Data Privacy Counsel

Newton Shaw Recruitment
£80000 - £95000 per annum + Additional benefits
03 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our global technology client are looking for an experienced privacy and data protection lawyer to work as part of the Corporate and Legal Operations team based in Cambridge. The position will involve advising the whole group on a global basis. You will work with relevant business units in all jurisdictions, with support from other legal colleagues and external counsel, to provide advisory support and knowledge management on privacy and data protection matters relating to any part of the global business.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Act as primary specialist legal support to the group business and the legal team globally in respect of privacy and data protection regulatory compliance in all contexts;
  • Provide timely and business focussed legal advice to the group business and the legal team globally, both in response to specific queries and on a proactive basis;
  • Develop and maintain the group business' privacy and data protection law know-how.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Qualified solicitor with significant experience in advising on privacy and data protection law;
  • Self-driven and ability to work independently but with proven track record of collaboration with business stakeholders;
  • Willingness to learn about privacy and data protection frameworks outside of the UK and Europe.

Our client envisages that candidates 5+ years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact David Smith at Newton Shaw. If this position isn't for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee of £250 for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.

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