Privacy & Tech Counsel 4 to 6 PQE - Global Tech - London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Salary:

    bonus and bens

  • Contact:

    Miles Gillhespy

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


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My client is seeking a Legal Counsel to join their global legal team. The role will be based in either London or Manchester and will report to a Senior member of the team. As their new Legal Counsel, you will take the lead on privacy and other data-related compliance matters globally, working alongside other members of the legal team and relevant business stakeholders.

The Role

  • Leading on all aspects of data privacy globally, including GDPR, ePrivacy Directive and relevant national legislation
  • Partnering with IT, HR, Marketing and other relevant business stakeholders to provide advice on all data-related matters
  • Designing, delivering and monitoring internal training programmes on privacy-related topics
  • Developing and strengthening the data compliance strategy, policies, processes and documentation
  • Establishing a lifecycle for the review, development, implementation and monitoring of policies and processes to maintain best practice and identifying and mitigating risks
  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on the data aspects of a range of contracts, including software licenses, partner agreements, supplier agreements and employment contracts
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements for the supply services and goods, including the procurement of SaaS IT solutions
  • Collaborating with regional colleagues in EMEA, the Americas and APAC, and with SMEs in the global legal team, as required to ensure a joined-up approach is taken where appropriate.


  • Qualified lawyer
  • Significant experience (likely to be 4 years+) of advising on data-related compliance, at least some of which is likely to have been gained in-house, whether through a previous in-house role or secondment
  • Detailed working knowledge of data regulatory frameworks, including GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive

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