Private Practice

Data Protection Lawyer (NQ)

Data Protection Lawyer (NQ)

  • About the Firm: Pinsent Masons LLP is an international law firm which specialises in the energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. The firm ranks among the top hundred law firms in the world by turnover.
  • About the role: We are seeking to recruit a newly qualified to join our market leading international TMT practice specialising in technology with a particular focus on data (data projects, data protection with a particular focus on GDPR) in Manchester.
  • Looking For: In addition to your academic strength, we are looking to secure your expertise as a team player who can work with different teams and lawyers across the firm; and as a self-starter who enjoys business development and would like to develop their business development skills, and possesses excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include, but not be limited to, advising on a full range of data privacy matters, including regulatory compliance, privacy impact assessments, data subject requested, contract remediation, GDPR compliance programs and trans-border data flows; and assisting with business development activities in order to win new clients and to win data work from existing clients - this will involve attending and speaking at conferences and writing articles as well as cementing existing relationships.
  • And more: Previous hands-on experience of advising on data protection projects is a key requirement, including experience of advising on GDPR, on international data transfers, drafting privacy notices, negotiating and drafting data processor agreements and advising on marketing issues. Also, an awareness of and good understanding of upcoming regulatory changes in the data protection sphere is expected.

Pinsent Masons LLP

Full service international law firm with offices across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Number of Lawyers: 1,900+

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