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Data Protection - Associate

£50000 - £65000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Want to join a Top 30 UK firm? You will work on high profile and complex matters with some of the largest companies. The department has seen no slowdown and is looking to heavily recruit across their offices nationally, giving you a flavour of their success.

The Firm

Once an insurance giant, to one of the fastest-growing full-service law firms. This international firm has excelled through the ranks and sits firmly at Top 30 in revenue, with a global presence and offices across 5 continents. The firm achieved a record-breaking increase in turnover in the past 3 years due to the success of their entrepreneurial approach and transforming leadership - the sky is the limit when it comes to opportunity and progression.

The firm offers a war chest for investment and has excelled through lateral Partner recruitment from top firms, laying down the infrastructure with an abundance of quality work - demonstrated by a client base with an international scope working with some of the largest companies across the globe.

The firm has significant international expertise in real estate, insurance and health, telecoms, infrastructure, engineering and consumer goods sectors - with over 30 rankings at band 1. You will be given the opportunity to work alongside like-minded, driven individuals in a collaborative, supportive culture. The firm strongly believes flexibility is a key component a sustainable work-life balance and this is demonstrated through the autonomous and flexible working approach and realistic yearly billable target.

The Role

The firm is looking to hire a Data Protection Associate into their modern Manchester office.

You will join a highly skilled team, with many partners personally mentioned in the Legal 500 & Chambers.

You will join an established team and have a varied and interesting caseload where you will offer complex advice on data protection impact assessments; risk-based analysis of data protection compliance of new projects and systems; the use of artificial intelligence; and structuring new initiatives, such as big data projects, marketing strategy and data sharing.

This is an excellent role for a Data Protection Associate who wants a broad diet of high-profile clients with quality work to follow.


  • You will be a Data Protection Associate with at least 4 years PQE
  • You will have strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team-orientated environment


  • You will receive a market-leading salary with an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.
  • The firm also promotes work-life balance with working from home days

This is a standout position for a Data Protection Associate to join this leading regional practice in their Manchester office.

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