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German Speaking Data Privacy Lawyer (3-7 PQE) - Amsterdam

Jameson Legal
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
£45180.50 - £72288.80 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2021
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Do you speak German and have knowledge of German contract law and GDPR and want to work in-house? Is returning or moving to Amsterdam an attractive living and employment prospect. Take advantage of the Dutch incentive for certain expats and return residents to reduce taxable income from 100% to 70%.

Our client is global, its services are entrepreneurial, and its market growth is exponential.

This is an exceptional career opportunity to join our client at a time when the business is rapidly scaling up. A recent funding round has assured continued success and growth.

You will join a visionary legal team whose belief is in the product. This is an opportunity to be based in Amsterdam, working with the legal team on GDPR related matters. This role will sit as part of the Commercial Legal Team, report into the General Counsel and work closely with another Lawyer.

This is a newly created position to support operations with respect commercial negotiations related to GDPR.

Your experience will include:

  • Experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. You must also have a knowledge of German contract law and GDPR.
  • Speak German to a business proficiency level.
  • Strong experience negotiating data privacy, processes and security solutions (DPA).

You will:

  • Be German Law qualified or another EU jurisdiction and have a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience.
  • Enjoy a role that is fast paced, and which will expose you to a variety of unknowns requiring a solution focused and a commercially pragmatic approach.
  • Be confident and motivated to succeed in a highly driven and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Be confident in your ability to work across various departments and teams and have strong communication and relationship building skills.
  • Be the point of contact for data privacy queries.
  • Provide training with respect to updates, changes in regulations and policies with respect to data privacy.

Our client offers a competitive base salary and a range of very attractive benefits and incentives to include bonus, employee share options, professional development budget and a relocation package.

Get in touch at with a copy of your CV to express your interest. All applications and conversations are confidential.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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