Privacy & Data Protection Legal Counsel (Financial Services)

Privacy & Data Protection Legal Counsel (Financial Services)

Job Title: Privacy & Data Protection Legal Counsel (Financial Services)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: PLC080519_1557321695
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2019 14:21

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a Privacy Legal Counsel to join one of the UK's Leading Financial Services Companies as Legal Counsel in Privacy & Data Protection on an initial 12-month fixed-term contract based in the Heart of London.

What does this mean for you?
As part of a growing team into 2019, you will provide privacy & data protection legal advice and counsel to the firm acting as primary contact within Legal & Regulatory for privacy legal issues.

What does the role entail?

  • Working in a strong collaborative culture, you will support the Senior Legal Counsel for Privacy & Data Protection and Head of Legal to deliver against team objectives
  • Support with the internal GDPR remediation programme due to be completed by March 2020
  • You will provide advice regarding all new product initiatives, phases of data incidents, marketing to customers etc.
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating privacy/data protection terms in a variety of contracts, T&Cs, DPNs, legal templates and other legal related documents
  • Support customer-facing & internal business lines as well as strong collaboration with HR, IT & Information Security

What does the role require?

  • Circa 4-6 years' Post Qualified Experience
  • In-depth understanding of trends in the privacy arena, GDPR and other relevant regulatory frameworks
  • Ability to work independently and communicate across the business on complex & technical issues
  • A team player - continuously promoting & enhancing team spirit and actively promoting & obtaining privacy 'buy-in'

Preferences for the role?

  • A background in-house in Financial Services (not mandatory)

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please do not hesitate to apply to this advertisement or get in touch with Nathan Wilson direct at Lawrence Harvey to arrange a confidential conversation - Senior Privacy & Data Protection recruitment consultant.

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Direct Line - 02039295885

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