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In-House Counsel

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Closing date
14 Feb 2021
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In-house opportunities for Data Protection Solicitors, looking for something a bit different. This role will operate in the in house legal team of a major professional services firm, working across matters relating to data protection and GDPR compliance. The role will be based in Leeds.

This international business is looking to recruit a lawyer into its in house legal team, sitting within the legal & regulatory division. You will be working with colleagues around the business to develop and implement policies and procedures and ensure compliance with new legislative and regulatory requirements. You will play an active role in the development and roll-out of data and cyber related risk and compliance initiatives across the firm and advise colleagues in relation to compliance with GDPR and other data protection regulations.

With multiple opportunities on offer, our client is happy to consider applicants with anything from NQ-10 years PQE. At the junior end, data protection experience is not a pre-requisite but you will need to have a real interest in developing expertise in this area - You will be joining a well established team and will have the benefit of first class training. Higher level roles will require data compliance expertise.

PQE range is given as a guide and those who fall outside of this bracket but are interested and have the requisite skill set are of course encouraged to get in touch also.

To find out more about this position, please contact Sophie Linley at Sacco Mann on 0113 236 6711. Alternatively, if this role isn't for you but you know someone who may be interested, please let them or us know as we offer a rewards scheme for all successful referrals.


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

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