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Data Protection/IT Litigator (12-month FTC)

Jameson Legal
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£62000 - £72500 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

Job Details

We are currently recruiting for a well-regarded law firm looking for a Data Protection/IT litigator in either Birmingham, Oxford, Cambridge or Manchester (although for the right candidate, this can be negotiable). The team are normally in the office on a 50/50 basis over a two week period, with 1-2 days a week fixed for team engagement.

Your typical tasks will cover:

  • Providing guidance and taking action in disputes stemming from breaches of UK data protection law, encompassing the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.
  • Handling responses to personal data breaches and cyber incidents, including advising on containment, rectification, notification, and remediation.
  • Drafting and advising on communications with the relevant regulators.
  • Managing all facets of data subject access requests, including scoping and searches, document review, exemption application, and complaint guidance.
  • Offering guidance and assistance in disputes arising from the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
  • Providing counsel and support in disputes stemming from the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental - Information Regulations.

Additionally, you may be called upon to assist other team members in advising on specialised areas of information and surveillance laws. You'll also support the dispute resolution teams in handling a broader spectrum of reputation management and contentious issues related to litigation, liability, and governance.

For a confidential chat about this or other roles we are handling, please contact David Soutter at:

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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


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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020 3427 3148
24 Greville Street

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