Privacy & Data Protection Legal Counsel (Financial Services)
Lawrence Harvey
London, England
14d ago

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.

    Email - n.wilson lawrenceharvey.com

    Direct Line - 02039295885

    Lawrence Harvey is acting as an employment agency in regards to this position.

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