Privacy Lawyer

London – £75,000 - £85,000

Privacy Counsel London - Permanent £75-85K basic plus excellent benefits package.

Douglas Scott have partnered with a Global Data Company in West Sussex who are recruiting a Privacy counsel to handle their Data Protection matters.

Privacy lawyer with proven experience in data privacy/ protection who would like to join this exciting Global company.

The in-house legal team is at the very core of our client's success and is at the hub of the business. Reporting into the Head of Legal/Compliance this is a newly created role and you will be given the remit to design and embed the Data Protection/Privacy in the business with the Head of Legal/Compliance.

The successful Privacy Counsel will possess a strong background in data protection, data compliance and have a willingness to ensure Data Protection is embedded at the heart of the business.

Key duties will be:

  • Help maintain and enhance the Global Data Privacy compliance programme.
  • You will have ownershipa and be responsible for the implementation, development of the companies Privacy programme.
  • Drafting and updating internal and external policies and notices
  • Implementing best practices, developing training across the group, ensuring that Privacy is at the heart of the business
  • Handling Privacy Impact Assessments
  • Overseas Data Transfers
  • Sub processing
  • Risk Assessments
  • Working with the Data Privacy Steering Committee.
  • Draft and implement consumer-facing policies and best practices across global business units
  • Working with senior stakeholders regarding GDPR/ Data Protection

The ideal Privacy Counsel will a qualified Solicitor and have a strong background in Data Protection/Privacy. CIPPE/IAPP is an advantage. This role will suit someone looking for their first move In-House

This is an excellent opportunity, please apply now for further information.

Please contact Lisa Spink, Managing Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Lisa Spink

Managing Consultant
0203 846 3071

Lisa joined Douglas Scott in 2013, running our Locum desk for 2 years before going on to work as a Business Manager at one of the largest recruitment agencies in the UK. Here she focused on Legal & Compliance on a contract and interim basis. Lisa re-joined Douglas Scott in 2018 as a Managing Consultant to set up a Legal & Compliance desk within our In-house department, again with a contract and interim focus and predominantly within (but not limited to) the London market. Originally from Cornwall she now lives in the Manchester area with her husband and young son Harrison.

"Lisa's professionalism, global industry knowledge and contacts are exceptional. I would highly recommend Lisa for her passion in ensuring a candidate's skills and experiences matches the clients expectations and vice versa, fundamental in recruitment ! Above all, Lisa goes above and beyond, she is with you throughout the whole process, on hand to answer any questions, offering advice and support around a candidates or clients busy schedule, one feels like they are receiving a very bespoke friendly personal service!"

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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Data Protection
  • Type: In House
  • Salary: £75,000 - £85,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Reference: LS1112SD

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