In-house Data Protection Lawyer

Location
England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
Salary
£85000 - £105000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
05 Sep 2017
Ref
OC75858K
Contact
Olivia Collicott
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

A Data Protection Lawyer is required for an exciting and senior position with one of the UKs most well-known Financial and Insurance businesses. This role would be perfect for a Lawyer, highly experienced in risk, compliance, data protection, and with knowledge of the GDPR, who is looking for a senior position in a high profile organisation. Salary is dependent on individual experience, and there are some fantastic benefits on offer.

Reporting into the Head of Legal and working closely with colleagues across the business, the successful Lawyer will act as the primary source of Data Protection advice to the entire business. You will ensure compliance with the GDPR, all Data Protection law in the UK, FCA rules and guidance, ICO guidance, and all internal guidelines for the organisation. You will be the subject matter expert for the business and be responsible for advising senior management and colleagues on any changes in legislation or regulatory requirements. You will also support other departments in assessing when to carry out a DPIA and how to do so, and also assess whether DPIAs are carried out correctly.

Applications are invited from highly experienced Lawyers with extensive knowledge of GDPR and significant experience within Data Protection, Risk, and Compliance. Candidates will ideally have experience in Financial Services and knowledge of the FCA handbooks (including knowledge of CONC, SYSC, SUP, FIT, COND). Those with experience in a similar organisation or another In-house team are encouraged to apply, but those from Private Practice will also be considered.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a senior, experienced, and ambitious Data Protection Lawyer to join an In-house Legal team. The business is offering a competitive salary and unrivalled and generous benefits scheme; market leading company car and bike schemes and discounts, private medical cover, on-site wellness centre, competitive pension scheme.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment is an In House Legal Recruitment expert and the UK's leading businesses trust us with their Legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our In House Legal jobs with confidence. We are a regulated Recruitment Consultancy and will discuss this role, and seek your approval, before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more legal jobs posted by our In House Legal recruitment team.

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