Privacy Counsel – Global Tech Provider – London 4yrs+

London, UK | Full Time

Reference: EL008

PQE: 4yrs+

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

Regarded as the most innovative tech provider of our generation with 1/4 of the world’s population who rely daily on its service. This dream legal team require a driven and highly capable Privacy Lawyer to focus on advising developers on GDPR matters affiliated to new product services.
This opportunity will expose you to an amazing quality of in-house privacy legal work where you will be at the forefront of new laws whilst being immersed around some of the worlds most creative tech developers. To succeed you’ll need more than a legal brain and strong academics as this Privacy Team requires a legal professional who is naturally pragmatic and an IT whizz where you’re comfortable to review and advise on newly created products and can quickly foresee risks that could impact the business. You will have an EMEA wide focus where you will be expected to quickly understand GDPR rules and new legal changes in multiple EU jurisdictions whilst having a regular liaison with specific regulators.

The ideal candidate will have experience in advising Software and IT Developers who lack the understanding and implications of GDPR and Privacy law matters which impact the design of their innovative products. Must have at least 3yrs PQE and be UK Qualified (dual UK/EU preferred) with legal training from a top tier Privacy Team of an internationally acclaimed Law Firm. Candidates with current in-house or recent secondment privacy/GDPR experience gained from a multinational tech corporation will be preferred as lawyers will only survive if they’re willing to work hard and have a genuine level of interest in technology.

For further details please contact Liam Taaffe – liam@emea.legal