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Data Protection Analyst

Fourthline are currently representing an international professional services firm in their search for a Data Protection Analyst. Based in London, with occasional international travel, the successful candidate will be working as a consultant on project teams with leaders in the data protection advisory world, and assisting with business development.

This position requires an ambitious and bright individual to consult with clients on any data protection issues that they may face, and help implement their GDPR programmes. This is a great opportunity for an individual with 0-3 years’ experience in this area, who wishes to pursue a fruitful career in data protection.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Researching data protection to assist on complex projects.
  • Analysing and interpreting data protection legislation and policy.
  • Assisting in business development.
  • Gathering and interpreting data, related to the scope of the project.
  • Confident team player.


  • 0-3 years’ experience of data protection, security operations, or risk matters.
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or CIPP/E preferred.
  • University Degree.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong understanding of data protection and cyber security.

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Data Compliance Paralegal

£40000 - £45000 per annum

FourthLine are working with a global technology firm to identify a dedicated paralegal to join their privacy and compliance team to embed a strong compliance culture throughout the business.

The firm work with a global network of innovative businesses to connect brands with their customers in the most creative and effective ways.

What the firm are looking for...

  • Someone with working knowledge of data privacy laws, anti-bribery and corruption laws or ant-trust law.
  • A number of years experience as a paralegal.
  • Someone with legal training and familiarity with legal documents.
  • A professional that is highly organised and proactive with their approach.
  • Educated to a degree level.

Desirable experience:

  • Work experience within a law firm and in-house.
  • Minute taking.
  • Work experience in a global firm within a similar sector.

What does a week at the firm look like?

  • Administrate the compliance function, keeping records, project plans, registrations and databases up to date.
  • Confirm and align policies across the group, including training material for different stakeholders across the group.
  • Preparing the business for audits using checklists and interview processes.
  • Proof-read documents for the compliance implementation plan across the firm.
  • Monitor and report on training completion rates and participation.
  • Liaise with legal and internal auditors of parent companies and partners to ensure alignment of policies, processes, controls and activities.
  • Respond to the inbox of the data compliance office and manage relationships with external compliance providers.
  • Assist in research and identify measures to improve the data compliance culture.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity that could spike a move away from your current firm then please apply with your updated CV and we can arrange a call if you have the relevant experience.


Privacy Counsel

£100000 - £110000 per annum

FourthLine are working with a global entertainment firm to identify a dedicated Privacy Lawyer to join their established legal team.

The firm work with a huge network of innovative companies that collaborate their expertise to deliver world class events and services across multiple sectors on a global scale.

What do you have to offer?
- Private practice and in-house experience as a Privacy Lawyer.
- Strong technical knowledge of privacy laws, including the GDPR and PECR.
- Significant experience drafting and negotiating privacy policies and other commercial legal agreements.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, matrix environment with a global mindset.
- Extensive experience managing relationships with senior stakeholders.

What does a day at the firm look like?
- Be the lead point of contact for data protection and privacy queries.
- Support the design and development of the global privacy program.
- Advise on the restrictions and requirements for international data transfers.
- Negotiate with third parties when data protection terms arise in contracts, transfers, terms and marketing.
- Support the firm with the mitigation of data privacy risks.
- Provide strategic direction to the business for their customer and employee data practices, their website and data collection, as well as vendor and technology agreements.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity that could spike a move away from your current firm then please apply with your updated CV and we can arrange a call if you have the relevant experience.


In-House Counsel

£70000 - £80000 per annum 75% off rail season tickets

FourthLine are currently working on an exciting role for an In-House Counsel to join our Railways Support client based in London. The successful candidate will be hired on a permanent basis, salary dependent on experience.
Joining the organisation as an In-House Counsel, you will be the right hand to the Head of Legal for the company.
Some of the main responsibilities of the role are the following:

  • Drafting, reviewing & negotiating commercial and IT contracts
  • Engaging with suppliers and partners, including working with internal teams with regards to marketing and GDPR
  • General legal work and providing advice to members of the wider business.

The ideal person will have:

  • 5 years PQE (this is a guide, applications from other levels will be considered if you are able to demonstrate the necessary skills)
  • Commercial law experience gained in-house (or on secondment) or a commercially recognised law firm.
  • Be available to work full time from the City of London offices
  • Have strong drafting skills and experience advising on a range of commercial contracts, privacy matters and advertising work.
  • Be IT literate and also understand IT contracts thoroughly
  • The ability to project manage
  • Be financially astute - understand the financial impact of risk, issues payment terms and revenue.
  • Thrive under pressure and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

If this position appeals to you and you feel you meet the above criteria, then please get in touch with Aimee Ashworth via email with your CV to arrange a time to talk in more detail at

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Senior Data Privacy Analyst

£40000 - £55000 per annum

I'm working with a Financial Services firm based in London who are looking to identify a Senior Privacy Analyst to join the firm as soon as possible on a permanent basis.


  • Monitor the firm and ensure it is compliant with GDPR and other Privacy legislation.
  • Help to review and maintain the Data Protection policies and procedures.
  • Carry out Data Privacy Impact Assessments, embedding Privacy by Design into the culture.
  • Create and roll-out Training and Guidance on all aspects of Data Protection & Data Privacy across the business.
  • Work on several projects including integrating a Data Retention and Data Disposal programme.


  • A minimum of 2 years Privacy experience.
  • Someone who is looking to stay, grow and develop within a business with a passion for Data Protection.
  • Good knowledge of GDPR and European data protection requirements.


  • 3-5 years Privacy experience.
  • Background in Financial Services, particularly Insurance.
  • ISEB qualification.

Location: London
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 dependent on experience
Duration: Permanent

Lead Lawyer

Up to £67500 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for a Pensions lawyer to join the In-House legal team of an independent investigative organisation.

The role will be for a Lead lawyer to join the existing legal team, which acts as primary legal advisers to all staff including the Executive Board. The key purpose of the role is to support the company to exercise its functions in accordance with the relevant laws, policies and practices, with an emphasis on policy work.
The Lead Lawyer will need to have management experience including mentoring and coaching skills, as they will be involved in overseeing a team.

The role will include:

  • Reviewing & supervising on legal cases, ensuring policies are followed and decisions reached whilst ensuring sound legal analysis.
  • Assist with reviewing and drafting other correspondence for staff, some of which could include correspondence to Members of Parliament and regulatory bodies.
  • Draft and review documents for the Executive Board
  • Advise and make recommendations for internal policies, including; legislative changes, data protection act issues, responding to consultation papers
  • Mentor and coach other lawyers, helping to develop their skills and increase their confidence in decision making.
  • Ensure High standards of client care

The Person would be:

  • Educated to degree level
  • At least 4 years PQE
  • Have recent experience in pensions, litigation, disputes resolution, regulatory law (preferably financial services regulation) or public law.
  • Management Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This includes the ability to draft and edit documents to a high standard, adapting the tone and presentation of documents in a manner that is well suited to its purpose and audience.

Benefits of the Role include;

  • 25 days holiday bank holidays (plus privilege days)
  • Flexible working
  • Interest free loads for season tickets
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Interim Compliance Officer

Role: Compliance Officer (Interim)
Location: South England
Sector: Building Society
Rate: Market rate

A leading South-based Building Society are looking for an Compliance Officer to join on an interim basis, for a period of 6-9 months.

I'm looking to speak to candidates with the below experience;

  • 4-6 years Compliance experience within Financial Services (preferably within a Building Society or Retail Banking)
  • Confident and experienced in Compliant Handling
  • Monitoring daily reviews
  • Strong experience and knowledge with MCOBS, COBS

Key responsibilities;

  • Deliver risk assurance plan
  • Provide second line oversight
  • MI Reporting
  • Compliance advisory to various aspects of the business

If this role is of interest, and you match the criteria above, please apply within.


Compliance Lead - Hertfordshire - Up to £95,000

£70000 - £95000 per annum generous benefits brochure.

Would you like to shape and develop the Compliance structure at a top eCommerce firm? Fourthline are working on behalf of our client, a technology and retail business, to recruit a Compliance Lead. Based in their Head Office in Hertfordshire, and working closely with the CCO, this role will allow you to build the compliance function for the growing business.

Key Points:

  • The ideal candidate must be legally qualified;
  • Someone from a technology or retail or fin-tech focused background ideal;
  • This role calls for someone in a fluid compliance role, to assist with moving the GRC/ Ethics/ Regulatory importance forward.
  • Someone who can lead on taking corporate policies, and rolling out a training programmes based on these;
  • Assist the business with their ongoing growth, and adapting the UK frameworks, to adhere to EU regulations;
  • Building out and nurturing the existing AML and ABC Frameworks.

The Business:

  • Entrepreneurial paced business, so need a self-starter who can take ownership of the function and establish their own bureaucracy;
  • Listed on the London Stock Exchange, and a member of the FTSE 100.


  • Potential to grow out the function and hire a team of dedicated compliance, ethics and regulatory employees
  • Broad Compliance role, varied day-to-day;

If you'd like to discuss the role in more detail, please send your CV to arrange a time to speak.


EMEA Data Protection Lawyer

£70000 - £75000 per annum

FourthLine are working with a leading financial services company based in London who are looking to build out their Legal Privacy team with an EMEA Data Protection Lawyer.
The role will be the point of contact for legal data protection advice within the business and will support Data Protection Compliance across the business.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Privacy focused legal advice to the business as well as act as a Data Protection Subject Matter Expert within the business.
  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting data protection terms in contracts, policies and notices.
  • Perform privacy due diligence activities.
  • Designing and delivering legal privacy awareness training.

What I am looking for:

  • A UK or EU legally qualified Privacy Lawyer with significant experience within the financial services sector or in a law firm.
  • Experience negotiating and drafting commercial agreements and privacy policies.
  • A CIPP/E or ISEB qualified Privacy Professional with strong knowledge of the European market.

Location: London
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000.


Records Manager

£36000 - £40000 per annum

One of the nation's leading charities are looking to hire a new Records Manager based just south of the City of London to take control of their records management activities. This role is a senior position paying up to £40,000.

This Records Manager is to work within their Information Governance team across their two sites in the City of London and South-East London managing their highly sensitive information services.

In this role, you will have the responsibility to…

  • Raise awareness of best Information and Records Management practices;
  • Manage their records and information efficiently and to a secure standard;
  • Work with their Information Governance Manager and Information Risk team providing training and awareness on to data protection, information management, information governance etc;
  • Implement and develop new retention policies, data processing systems classification schemes nationwide;
  • Consistently monitor the records management and handling and provide advice and training where necessary;

The ideal candidate will have…

  • A good level of higher education. Degree level or equivalent;
  • A Records Management recognised qualification or can demonstrate practical Records Management experience to a similar level;
  • The passion to bring new ideas and the confidence to suggest new, more enabling processes to Records Management;
  • A working understanding of legislation and regulation surrounding data protection, governance and management
  • The ability to communicate to all level of the team about specialist, complex responsibilities and issues;
  • Strong IT and computer skills and be able to use recognised records management systems.


Compliance Manager - London - Up to £70,000

£40000 - £70000 per annum competitive benefits package.

Fourthline are working with our exciting client, one of the fastest growing FinTech businesses, challenging the banking industry. They are looking for an experienced Compliance Manager to join the team in their London HQ.

The role will be focused on Compliance around Payments and Consumer Credit (CONC) within banking. You will be amending and updating policies, working with senior stakeholders and implementing frameworks to assist with the ongoing development of the Compliance function.

You must have a very thorough understanding of the Consumer Credit (CONC) handbook, and experience working within a payments/credit business. You will also have knowledge of Conduct Risk Management.

The business offers a whole host of amazing benefits, as well as a competitive salary. If you'd like to discuss this role in more detail, please email your CV to arrange a time to speak.



Data Protection Compliance Manager

£60000 - £80000 per annum

I'm working with a leading Start-up who are looking to identify an experienced Privacy Compliance professional to join on a Permanent basis.


  • Provide support across the business acting as the main point of contact for all Privacy queries both internal and external.
  • Draft, review and amend Data Protection policies and procedures.
  • Conduct multiple DPIA's and wider Compliance and Third-party risk reviews.
  • Review SARs and provide advice and guidance to the wider business.
  • Working alongside the Compliance and Legal teams to embed Privacy within the culture.


  • Must have 3-5 years hands-on operational experience of Data Protection & Privacy.
  • Background in a Financial Services or Technology firm.
  • Looking to move into a dynamic and high-growth environment.


  • Qualified Lawyer or legal background within Privacy.
  • Cross-jurisdictional experience.

Location: London
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 Benefits including flexible working
Duration: Permanent


Operational Risk & Compliance Analyst

3/4 Month Contract - Central London - Up to £250 a day

Operational Risk & Compliance Professional

I am working with an award-winning financial well-being provider, who are looking for an Operational Risk & Compliance Professional for an immediate start on a 3/4 month contract, looking to pay a maximum of £250 P/D.

The Contractor will need to have:

  • Operational Risk Experience - Process Mapping, Controls Matching, Putting Processes in Place.
  • Compliance Experience - 2nd Line Control Checking, Financial Promotion Sign off, BAU Compliance.
  • Consumer Credit Experience
  • Be Logical, Understands Process and Articulate Problems.
  • Exposure to Regulation - Desirable
  • Stakeholder Management.

The Candidate needs to be immediately available and able to hit the ground running.
If the above role is something you would be interested in, please send your CV to:




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