Legal Counsel - Data Protection & Commercial

1849
£50000 - £65000

My client, an Insurance company is seeking a Legal Counsel focusing on Data Protection to join the firm. This company is based in Kent.

Seeking an experienced Legal Counsel to provide advice and be the point of contact for all Data Protection matters. This role would be reporting in to the Group General Counsel, whereby you will provide regular updates on Data Protection and provide general commercial advice.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice on Data Protection queries and Commercial matters as required.
  • Participating and advising on GDPR implementation.
  • Drafting and updating policies and procedures where necessary.
  • Keep up to date with privacy developments and regulations and any changes in other legislation, updating business where necessary
  • Point of contact for data protection complaints and managing any breaches.
  • Provide training on data protection, increasing awareness across business.
  • Drafting and advising on commercial agreements.
  • Provide support on projects & legal matters.
  • Conducting legal research.
  • Drafting settlement agreements, drafting letters, attending court hearings when required.

Essential:

  • Qualified Lawyer with 4-10 years PQE
  • 1+ years’ experience advising on Data Protection matters
  • Ability to draft agreements, policies and contracts from scratch.
  • Strong ability to participate in negotiations of contracts and agreements with suppliers.
  • Deliver legal advice to all areas of business, adapting to audience.
  • Strong legal research skills and use of legal research tools.
  • Good IT skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook etc.
  • Confidence in advice given, able to contribute to tough discussions, with strong influencing skills

Desired:

  • Experience in financial services, Insurance is favourable
  • In-house experience

If this is of interest, please apply, as the client would like interviews to take place as soon as possible.

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