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25 May 2022

Full-Time Data Privacy Lawyer

Dan733906 – Posted by Dan733906 London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

One of our clients, a leading telecom company is looking for a Data Privacy Lawyer to join them for a 6 month interim contract, starting as soon as possible.

You’ll Have The Following Responsibilities

  • All legal issues in relation to data protection, privacy, data retention, data ethics and any other issues
  • Providing accurate and timely legal advice, analysis and support based on a combined understanding of commercial strategy the legal environment, acting as a single point of contact for an assigned topic/area of the business where relevant
  • Providing strategic input on new products and services to ensure data protection and strategy objectives are met and implemented across the Group
  • Advising on implications of upcoming legislative changes and statutory codes of practice
  • Ensuring in-life policy changes and updates to precedents brought about by changes to data privacy legislation are incorporated and understood across all CFUs in
  • Working with the CFU/CU to embed the application of Privacy by Design and seek to ensure that the use of technology, platforms and applications promotes data protection compliance
  • Instructing and managing external Counsel in line with agreed scope and budget, where appropriate
  • Drafting and negotiating complex data protection provisions in supplier, customer and partner agreements
  • Working on projects aimed at transformation/remediation of data privacy systems and processes
  • Advising and partnering directly with business stakeholders
  • Conducting complex escalated PIA and DPIAs

You’ll Have The Following Skills & Experience

  • Experienced, first class technical lawyer with expertise in data and privacy law.
  • Ability to provide clear, concise and practical legal advice and support with a high degree of professionalism
  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills with the ability to communicate effectively with the highest levels of management and decision-making within the organization
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise tasks and projects
  • Strong commercial awareness with an understanding of the value drivers of the business
  • Creative problem solving and solutioning abilities
  • Ability to remain calm and controlled in fast and pressurised environment
  • Strong team player

About Elevate

Elevate provides consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms across the globe. Headquartered in Los Angeles, our 1,600+ strong team of legal professionals, lawyers, consultants, project managers, and engineers operate across the United States, Europe, UK, and Asia, Hong Kong and Australia.

ElevateFlex, is the flexible resourcing capability within Elevate, we define and support a new flexible career within the legal industry. We match exceptional legal professionals to the evolving needs of our Customers through the curation of a world-class, global Community of Talent, and advanced, technology-enabled search. We were recently proud to be assessed in Band 1 of Chamber’s Global Flexible Legal Resourcing category.

Our Vision is a world where legal and business teams achieve incredible outcomes, together.

Equitability and Inclusion are critical to ElevateFlex’s success. As The Law Company, changing the legal business landscape, we know a diverse, inclusive work culture is at the heart of attracting, retaining, and celebrating the industry’s most talented people. We empower our employees to bring their whole selves to work because we know that diversity of experience and perspective drive innovation and is simply good business.

As a strong proponent of diversity, equitability, and inclusion, ElevateFlex is committed to hiring diverse candidates from all backgrounds. We invite you to apply to become part of the ElevateFlex Team – help us change the legal business landscape and make a dent in the legal universe.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 59 days.

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