Senior Counsel

Hays Legal
England, London
16 Oct 2017
13 Nov 2017
Jack Wright
Practice area
Commercial litigation
6 years
Full time
Contract type

Legal, In-house, commercial, IT, Tech, Data protection, digital

Your new company

A truly global player in the insurance sector. This world-renowned organisation has over 300 years' experience in providing insurance services to clients across the globe, ranging from multinational corporations to specific individuals. They are now making significant strides in the Digital Media market and are now looking to recruit a Senior In-house Legal Counsel to join their Group Legal, Digital & Data Protection team. on a permanent basis.

Your new role

Your new role will comprise of a very even mixture of work concerning Data Protection and IT Commercial matters. You will be joining a small and tight-knit in-house legal function consisting of very highly qualified privacy and technology lawyers. The crux of the role will focus around providing clear and succinct legal advice on data protection issues, including the implementation of GDPR. There will also be an element of exposure to work on e-commerce and digital media transactions.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a results-orientated individual who is able to demonstrate excellent professional judgment in the relevant fields and, as well as have significant experience in Data Protection and IT Commercial matters, have a proven track record of advising on compliance matters in state of the art businesses (ideally Fintech and Insurtech companies). You will have outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to work with individuals from a highly diverse range of backgrounds.

What you'll get in return

You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary for this sector as well as a benefits package featuring a discretionary bonus and pension scheme. Your career will also be hugely rewarded by exposure to a hugely knowledgeable and experienced legal team in one of the world's most recognisable and respected organisations.

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