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Cyber Solicitor




We are delighted to be recruiting for our client a well-respected commercial law firm who are currently looking for a senior Data Privacy Solicitor (c6/7PQE+).


Having worked at the cutting edge of sourcing and technology work for many years, this TEAM is made up of authoritative lawyers in the field, as well as leading thinkers.

This TEAM provides structuring and negotiating sourcing solutions that meet clients' business objectives, as well as giving strategic advice delivering cost savings & transformational benefits.


The FIRM has an opportunity for an experienced Privacy & Data Protection Solicitor to play a leadership role in the data privacy practice, with the potential to be head of the TEAM.

The TEAM covers all aspects of information law, with particular focus on data protection and privacy law, including the UK GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018 and e-privacy law.

They advise on complex matters that involve regulators, & support clients in data heavy sectors such as AI, alongside day-to-day advisory work.

Clients include household name charities, social enterprises, purpose driven businesses, corporates, & public authorities, ranging from start-ups & grass roots groups to large national & international organisations.

Additionally, they include thought leaders in technology & social impact issues, & this strong focus on innovation and positive social change provides opportunities to advise on novel and developing areas of data privacy law.

There is also the opportunity to develop new skills and expertise, in the intersection between data privacy law & other areas, such as charity fundraising and marketing, election & campaigning law, media law, and crisis governance work.


YOU will be agile and enthusiastic, supervising & developing other lawyers, enhancing the profile of the data privacy practice internally and externally, and playing a leading role in shaping our strategy for this increasingly important area.

YOU will:-

, Ideally be circa 6/7PQE+;
, Be comfortable advising clients on a range of Privacy / Data Protection documentation & legal matters
, Be working within a top tier UK or international firm;
, Have experience of Cyber risk and data breach / dealing with the DPAs;
, Have exposure to Data transfers & Data localisation;
, Be used to Adtech, consumer data exploitation and strategy, as well as the Internet of Things and connected devices & DSAR and Individual Rights;
, Have exposure to DP Audits and risk assessments, Direct Marketing, HR data compliance, ICO /WP29 Guidance and case law & Information Security

IN ADDITION YOU will have:-

, A proven track record of marketing and business development
, Experience in writing articles and speaking at conferences
, An active involvement in industry groups
, Strong client facing skills

An excellent opportunity to join a fabulous TEAM with named lawyers and boost your skill sets and career progression.

If you would like to speak with one of our retained Consultant Andrew Nelson in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call in the strictest confidence on any of the listed numbers or emails


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