Privacy Legal Counsel

Hays Legal
England, London, City of London
24 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
Gianpaolo Pacitti
Practice area
Company and commercial
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

Privacy Legal jobs London Privacy legal roles london, In-house privacy legal jobs, Data protection legal jobs

Your new company
Your new company is a FTSE 100 company in the heart of London. The company has a global network of over 400 offices in over 60 countries worldwide, employing 15000 employees and handling over £550 Billion of assets. This company has state of the art offices with excellent panoramic views of the London skyline with a fantastic legal function that is looking to expand due to growth.

Your new role
You will be the lead data protection and compliance legal employee for this company which will include you providing legal advice to the business. You will play an integral part of the business with regards to data security and incident response policies and processes. You will work closely with the executive board and COO on processes and how to implement data protection policies across the business. This person will get a lot of responsibility within the business to implement their policies,thus allowing stronger management of the data the business holds.

You will also advise on data protection issues within commercial contracts and data processing agreements; Monitor and respond to developments in data protection law and practice and update stakeholders accordingly; Advise in respect to international data transfers, data sharing arrangements and implement appropriate measures to enable the lawful sharing of personal data internationally where appropriate; Liaise with the DPO on all matters pertaining to regulatory compliance and the ICO; s Assist the wider legal and risk teams as required.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a UK qualified lawyer with ideally 3-7PQE (will look outside this range for the right candidates) with experience in Privacy Law. You will ideally have trained at a top law firm.

What you'll get in return
You will be given the chance to join a truly international business with an international scope and opportunity to play an integral function within the organisation. Additionally, you will be given a great package and joining a legal team that has a strong family feel to it.

What you need to do now
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