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Senior Data Protection Counsel

£80000 - £100000 per annum

I am currently working with one of the worlds largest international Media/telecommunications company.

An exciting technology firm requires a Data Protection Lawyer to support their in-house privacy function close alongside the Heads of Legal, Fellow Legal Counsel and Key Business stakeholder on all relevant issues.

Location: City of London

Salary: £80-100k (dependent on experience)

This in-house opportunity, is to be the Data Protection Lawyer at an organisation that operates in over 10 countries across Europe. You shall be the Data Protection specialist that supports both compliance and risk teams as well as supporting other departments and delivering training when required.


A day in the life of the chosen Data Protection Lawyer…

  • Take ownership of legal advice on Privacy and data protection matters across the association.
  • Develop standards and practices for the business functional area, advising and motivating other lawyers within the department.
  • Conduct Privacy Impact Assessment and draft policies with regulators, customers and other stakeholders.
  • Identify risks within Data Privacy and provide solutions to manage them.
  • Manage data incidents and breaches in coordination with the firm's key players.
  • Communicate and work closely with Senior Stakeholders.


What they are seeking..

  • Someone that is legally qualified with 4 years PQE in advising on Data Protection matters.
  • Experience working closely with the GDPR strategy.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and influence colleagues across the business.
  • Someone that has a consumer facing background with in-house experience.


If you would like to know more about the role, please apply with your updated CV and we can arrange a call if you have the right experience.

Otherwise, if you know of anyone in your professional network that is looking for a new privacy role you can put us in contact.


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Legal Director

£120000 - £135000 per annum

A rare opportunity has arisen for a Legal Director to join the London office of a multi-national Social Media and Marketing Management firm who have worked with some of the world's most well-known brands.

The role is based in their London office, with the successful candidate acting as the sole counsel for that office, and to build a team beneath them. The role will support the operations in the EMEA region and also deal with the company's global legal team.

The Role:

  • Manage the legal function in the EMEA region
  • Draft and negotiate all forms of company contracts, including SaaS agreements.
  • Provide training to the sales and services teams on processes, compliance and new legislation
  • Due diligence and integration of acquisition targets in coordination with other departments

The Person:

  • Will have at least 7 years PQE with strong experience in a software/technology company, preferably with an international company.
  • Strong experience managing a legal team.
  • Have success working with sales teams in customer negotiations
  • Have an in-depth understanding of contract law and software contract requirements and strong skills in negotiating SaaS agreements.
  • Understand and experience of privacy laws, in particular GDPR.
  • Fluency in another European language would be an added bonus!
  • Excellent organisational skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, with great attention to detail, common sense and a sense of humour
  • Ability and drive to learn quickly.
  • Experience of social media would also be a bonus!

The company offers fantastic benefits including:

  • Great base salary
  • 20% bonus
  • Great pension contribution
  • Unlimited paid holiday
  • Flexibility

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

Please also feel free to pass on to your network if you know someone who may be open to discussing confidentially


Information Governance Officer

Up to £38000 per annum

A unique healthcare organisation based in the City of London are looking to hire their new Information Governance Officer on a 2-year FTC to assist their DPO. Paying up to £38,000 with great working from home options, this Not-For-Profit organisation works alongside the Healthcare sector.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the DPO in drafting and amending various policies and procedures as well as documentation and contracts;
  • Responding to any information requests and subject access requests as well as devising a more efficient process of completing any further requests;
  • Providing any ad-hoc advice needed internally and to any 3rd parties on data protection and the GDPR;
  • Manage the Information Asset Register and monitor the internal compliance.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • Some years working in a data protection or information governance focused role;
  • Some years of hands-on data protection experience handling information requests;
  • Good communication skills and build good relationships with senior members of staff;

In summary, the successful candidate will be a good communicator with clear, detailed knowledge and experience around data protection, GDPR and wider information risk.

Global Privacy Lead - 12 Month Fixed term

£90000 - £115000 per annum

I'm working with a Global organisation who are looking to identify a Global Privacy Lead to join on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.


  • Ensure compliance with Data Protection laws under GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act.
  • Provide support across the business on Legal Negotiations with Third Party Suppliers and Clients.
  • Advise on Third party Data Sharing Agreements.
  • Conduct Data Privacy Impact Assessments and monitor outcomes of those completed.
  • Review, update and implement Data Protection & Privacy Policies and Procedures.
  • Monitor any breaches of the DPA and ensure the appropriate remedial action is taken.


  • At least 5 years hands-on experience on Data Protection & Privacy.
  • Previous experience of Negotiating contract clauses.
  • Understanding of UK and European/Global Data Privacy legal requirements.
  • Must have been working on a GDPR in their current role.
  • Comfortable managing both the Strategic and hands-on Operational pieces.


  • A qualified lawyer.
  • Personable and takes a pragmatic approach to Privacy.

Location: Mostly Home Based - In Office up to 2 days per week, London & Northamptonshire

Salary: £90,000 - £115,000

Duration: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract


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