Commercial Solicitor - Data Protection

Location
England, Bristol
Salary
£45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
31 Jul 2018
Closes
28 Aug 2018
Ref
BBBH5981
Contact
Charlie Simpkin
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This firm has offices nationally and is ranked highly in the Top 200; they are also top tier in the Legal 500 across a number of different practice areas.

The Firm

The practice believes that the most important asset are their people, this is reflected in their culture and the way in which staff are treated. You will find a professional, entrepreneurial, and dynamic workforce, the working environment is one that encourages participation, provides opportunities and fosters achievement. The firm takes a commercial approach to the advice that they provide, adding real value to clients matters.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial / Data Protection Solicitor to join their established yet flourishing Bristol Office at Associate/Senior Associate level.

You would be based in their Commercial team in Bristol. Their team in Bristol comprises three partners and seven lawyers, including IP, data protection and procurement specialists - you will be encouraged to work with all members of the team across the various areas of their work. The broader Commercial team across all of their offices comprises eight partners and 25 lawyers (including specialists in the Education, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical markets).
This role will include preparing and advising on all aspects of data protection compliance including:

  • Advising on data protection compliance generally
  • Advising on subject access requests
  • Advising on data protection issues in contracts and in corporate transactions
  • Advising on issues around information security particularly in the context of new technologies and ways of working (cloud computing and BYOD etc)
  • Advising on data protection breach management including drafting submissions to the ICO
  • Advising on and drafting data protection policies and procedures
  • Advising on the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations in the context of electronic marketing
  • Ideally also dealing with Freedom of Information Act issues

Experience in education and technology sectors would be beneficial but not essential
This role comes with excellent prospects for progression.

  • You will be a Commercial Solicitor with at least 2 years' experience (there is no upper limit)
  • First-class communication skills are essential
  • You will have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Salary is above market rate and dependent on your level of experience


This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Solicitor to join this stand-out firm's office in Bristol.
Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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