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Privacy Counsel – eCommerce Platform – Berlin 4yrs+

Berlin. Germany | Full Time

Reference: EL0037

PQE: 4yrs+

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

A world-leading eCommerce platform is seeking an experienced Privacy Counsel where you’ll have ownership for German Privacy matters whilst working closely with EU Privacy Team. This opportunity is purely consumer-focused allowing you to quickly develop a real commercial sense of awareness where your judgment is required on data protection and legal advice relating to products and key business services.

The Role
You will advise the Commercial and Operations Teams on regular Data Protection and Privacy matters where specific teams will require your knowledge and input in exciting business innovation and ground-breaking projects. Although this role has a primary focus on Privacy you will regularly collaborate with the commercial IT legal team when advising and guiding business leaders. You will be part of the German legal team and work very closely with the EU Privacy team where you’ll advise on a broad range of privacy programs to safeguard from risk & compliance issues with German and EU Data Protection guidelines.

The Candidate 
The ideal candidate will be German Qualified with a minimum of 4yrs legal experience where two years of which is gained from a leading Privacy Team of an international law firm. Candidates must have an excellent command of verbal and written English with the ability to negotiate in German and English. For this role, candidates should be capable to manage a significant number of projects autonomously in a timely manner. As they say, Common sense isn’t Common and for this role, you’ll need to display core skills of being a pragmatist with sound business judgment and a natural ability to quickly identify risks that may commercially impact the business.

For further details, please contact Liam Taaffe at EMEA Legal Recruitment – liam@emea.legal