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Cyber Security Senior Associate

  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

This Top 10 International Law Firm is looking for a Contentious Cyber Security Senior Associate, 5-8 years PQE, to join this market-leading contentious data & cyber group in The City of London.

The Firm

This Top 10 International firm and Global 100 firm has a long-standing reputation as being a market leader and being ahead of the curve regarding technology; they have systems that ensure they offer a first-class service to their client base.

They now stand at over 1,500 lawyers operating from 23 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. The firm is well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions across a full range of legal disciplines.

With multiple accolades to its name, this firm has housed the most reputable leading individuals. Never far from high profile and complex work this firm is often praised not only for the legal problems they solve but the commercial challenges and new opportunities they present to their network.

The firm has significant international credentials in global energy, infrastructure, financial services, advanced manufacturing, and technology. Working largely with Fortune 500, FTSE 100, and many other large international companies. This firm has also been recognised as a leading employer of the year.

The Role

  • The team advises on all issues surrounding cyber security, from building cyber resilience, through to incident response, and post-incident remediation, providing a holistic and tailored client service. The team works closely with the non-contentious regulatory cyber security/data protection team

  • The team is regularly instructed in contentious data and cyber matters being reactive and able to respond to security incidents swiftly on a global level. The role will be heavily involved in high value and complex disputes including contentious data privacy, regulatory enforcement, cyber security, major incident response and investigations and artificial intelligence regulation, acting for a diverse client and sector base

  • You will support existing clients with new data breach of ransomware attacks as part of a reactive caseload, whilst continuing to develop a proactive, cyber "assurance/resilience" offering to their clients.


  • You will be a Contentious Cyber Security Senior Associate, 5-8 years PQE.

  • Good organisational skills.

  • Enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.

  • Excellent client relationship skills and experience in business development.

What's on offer?

  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.

  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture

  • Exposure to large, high-profile international matters.

  • Extensive business development support and training giving you the chance to develop client relationships from early in your career.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Contentious Cyber Security Senior Associate, 5-8 years PQE, to join a Top 10 International Law Firm with one of the most prestigious practices in the City.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to call for a confidential conversation.

Maxwell Duffen Recruitment Consultant- City of London

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