Data Protection and Privacy Lawyer

Leeds – £36,000 - £40,000

Data Protection and Privacy Lawyer

Due to expansion, a super-charged, commercially minded Data Protection and Privacy Lawyer is wanted for a challenging and rewarding Leeds based opportunity with a highly regarded, forward thinking law firm. Applications are invited from Data Protection and Privacy Lawyers with upwards of 4 years experience looking to progress their careers in an expanding law firm offering plenty of opportunity to progress. Salary is negotiable and upwards of £36,000 with a comprehensive benefits package including 25 days holiday.

The successful Data Protection and Privacy Lawyer will join a busy team managing a challenging and rewarding caseload of contentious and non-contentious Data Protection, Privacy and GDPR matters on behalf of a national client base to include business and public sector. Office and field based, day to day duties will include providing clients with updates information management law and security; acting for clients on allegations of unlawful GDPR and DPA breaches; managing investigations and responding to ICO enforcement actions; managing client's Data Subject Access Requests; the drafting and roll out of data protection and other information law documents; management of Freedom of Information requests; managing information system breaches, data loss and cyber attacks. In summary, a varied and challenging cross sector opportunity.

Applications are invited from super-charged, business minded Data Protection and Privacy Lawyers motivated to progress their careers in an expanding, forward thinking law firm. Candidates should possess a minimum of 4 years practical experience acquired in a private practice or in house legal environment.

A fantastic Leeds based Data Protection and Privacy Law environment with salary upwards of £36,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.

Short-listing now, contact Jonathan Nolan on 0113 4677571 for a confidential chat or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration and feedback.

Please contact Jon Nolan, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Jonathan Nolan

0113 467 7571

Jonathan is a Director at Douglas Scott and has nearly 15 years legal sector experience. A law graduate, Jonathan was a Residential Conveyancer in a previous life managing sales and purchases in a 5 year career with a property law specialist. He speaks French, skis, plays 5 aside, manages a junior football team and occasionally dusts off his golf bats.   

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Data Protection
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House, Private Practice
  • Salary: £36,000 - £40,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Leeds
  • Reference: JN57644

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