Cyber Senior Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, London
Up to £130000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Closing date
18 May 2021

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Practice area
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Cyber Senior Associate (5 years PQE+): You will be part of a dedicated cyber team within the larger award-winning TMT group. You will be part of a Legal 500 and chambers & Partners group working on multi-jurisdictional matters. You will be involved in pre-breach, breach, regulatory, litigation of cyber matters. As well as undertaking GDPR counsel.

The Firm
This International law firm have over 20 offices globally across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Ranked in the Top 20 in the UK and the Top 100 globally this firm is a heavyweight. With specialisms in Energy, Infrastructure, Financial Services, Real Estate, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing.

Innovation is at the forefront of the firm, with numerous awards recognising their investment in Technology and new practices. Often acting on the largest domestic and international projects, they house one of the largest numbers of PLC's clients in the UK. You will be exposed to a large amount of opportunity in this ever-growing firm. With a key plan top further invest in their core areas, you will be part of a firm that has won many Employers awards and Legal 500, the Lawyer and Times leading team awards.

A key benefit of joining this Top 20 practice is you will be exposed to a large amount of international work. With over 20 offices you will receive plenty of opportunities overseas, in particular, a large amount of their associates have benefited from International Secondments. In an ever-changing and growing market, this firm has the brand not only domestically but internationally to really drive your career forward.

The Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Senior Lawyer (5 years PQE+) to join this Top 20 law firms City of London office and be part of an award-winning Firm.

The dedicated Cyber practice is key part of the TMT Disputes team. You will support clients and manage a full range of cyber matters including: Pre-breaching services such as cyber simulations; incident response management, regulatory investigations and litigation arising from Cyber incidents. You will be part of a Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners ranked team which has seen substantial growth.

Key responsibilities:

  • Pre-Breach and Breach, including cyber simulations, response to planning programmes, cyber training and advising; Liaising with criminal authorities, project managing incident response, appointing foreign counsels and co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional incidents; applying injunctions.
  • Regulatory: managing regulatory investigations including: notifying regulators (e.g. ICO and FCA); dealing with regulatory enforcement action; and appealing enforcement decisions.
  • Litigation: Dealing with litigation connected to cyber matters including: pursuing claims and recoveries against suppliers; dealing with B2B and B2C claims; defending group litigation and representative actions initiated following incidents; and managing other disputes arising out of security incidents.
  • GDPR Counsel: Advising on international breaches including with regard to Article 3 of the GDPR.

  • The Requirements

  • You will be an Cyber Lawyer with 5+ Years PQE
  • You will have experience working in an international Private practice/ Institution
  • You will have strong communication skills
  • Previous hands on experience advising on cyber matters
  • You will be commercially aware and enthusiastic towards Business development.

  • The Salary

  • You will receive an more than competitive salary and remunerations package in this International practice

  • This is a stand out position for a Cyber Senior Lawyer to join this Top 20 practice in their City of London Headquartered office.
    Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation


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