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Cyber Lawyer (Mid/Senior)

£115000 - £150000 per annum
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Joseph Kersey

Senior Recruitment Consultant - City of London
0203 865 2113

Cyber Lawyer (3 years PQE ): You will be part of a dedicated cyber team within the larger award-winning TMT group. You will be part of a Legal 500 and chambers & Partners group working on multi-jurisdictional matters. You will be involved in pre-breach, breach, regulatory, litigation of cyber matters. As well as undertaking GDPR counsel.

The Firm

Considered one of the world's leading professional services businesses, with over 25 offices across the globe, this firm is the proud recipients of multiple accolades across the Legal 500, Chambers, Times, Financial Times, and Thomas Reuters as well as numerous other publications. This Top 20 law firm has been mentioned as the law firm of the year, as well as a highly regarded firm within Energy, Financial, Corporate, TMT, Employment, Litigation, Construction to name a few.

With offices spread across Europe, Middle East, Asia, Asia-Pacific, Australia, North & Central America, Africa and South America they truly are far-reaching global experts; however they are often praised for their local market undertaking, operating as one global team. Considered one of the most prestigious firms outside the magic circle firms and considered an elite litigation practice they have a number of key clients and large institutions to their client portfolio. This firm has grown through a mixture of natural growth and amalgamation of leading practices from the world; however, it has never lost its core values.

Their vision for 2020 and the next decade is clear cut and this firm has no plans on slowing down on their growth. With this comes every opportunity for a vast arrange of international work and international secondments. Considered one of the big tech firms you will never be far away from the vast growing tech empires within the legal sphere.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Lawyer (3 Years PQE ) to join this Top 20 law firms City of London office and be part of a wider award-winning TMT group.

The dedicated Cyber practice is key part of the TMT Disputes team. You will support clients and manage a full range of cyber matters including: Pre-breaching services such as cyber simulations; incident response management, regulatory investigations and litigation arising from Cyber incidents. You will be part of a Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners ranked team which has seen substantial growth.

Key responsibilities:

  • Pre-Breach and Breach, including cyber simulations, response to planning programmes, cyber training and advising; Liaising with criminal authorities, project managing incident response, appointing foreign counsels and co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional incidents; applying injunctions.
  • Regulatory: managing regulatory investigations including: notifying regulators (e.g. ICO and FCA); dealing with regulatory enforcement action; and appealing enforcement decisions.
  • Litigation: Dealing with litigation connected to cyber matters including: pursuing claims and recoveries against suppliers; dealing with B2B and B2C claims; defending group litigation and representative actions initiated following incidents; and managing other disputes arising out of security incidents.
  • GDPR Counsel: Advising on international breaches including with regard to Article 3 of the GDPR.

You will be actively involved with the business development of the practice, allowing you to further your career.

The Requirements

  • You will be a Cyber Lawyer with at least 3 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE and more senior candidates will be taken into account for a senior position)
  • You will be currently working within a City or International practice or boutique firm.
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills.
  • Worked in a respectable TMT or cyber group group.
  • Actively engage in networking and development opportunities


  • You will receive a competitive salary and along with an excellent remuneration package in this Top City firm.

This is a stand out position for a Cyber Lawyer to join this Top 20 practice in their City of London Headquartered office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.