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Data Protection Associate

BBBH36219
£63000.00 - £80000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Manchester Manchester
IT

Managing this Role

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Callum Carter

Senior Headhunter - North West
0203 865 2113

Join a prestigious international, Top 20 law firm that has set themselves apart from the competition. This is well demonstrated by the innovative, cutting edge and forward-thinking way in which they deliver legal services. They continue to achieve year on year organic growth and receive an abundance of industry and employer awards every year.

The Firm

This Top 20 UK 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 which 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 are 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 firm are looking for a Solicitor to join this Top 20 Practice's leading Data Protection team, in their Manchester office.

You will advise many of the largest multinational organisations and key government departments on a broad range of matters including security programmes, design and implementation of global privacy, data transfer agreements, developing global policies, audit and risk assessments, responding to data breaches, supporting DPA's, audits and data mapping.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop new tools and work alongside governments and regulators to help shape emerging law, policy and regulation. Due to the international reach of the department, you will have the opportunity for cross-team working and international secondments.

Requirements

  • You will be a Data Protection Solicitor NQ-3 years PQE
  • You must have strong data protection experience gained in a leading commercial firm, or similar in-house environment.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of the key legal and business issues.

Remuneration

  • You will receive a strong and competitive salary along with an industry leading bonus

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