Legal counsel - Data privacy/freedom of information

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
22 Sep 2016
Closes
22 Oct 2016
Ref
147948/rg
Experience / PQE
PQE 1 - 3 years, PQE 3 - 6 years
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

The corporate team within a highly respected financial services institution is seeking a high quality commercial lawyer with data protection, data privacy or freedom of information experience for a key role within the team. Reporting into a senior legal counsel and manager this role will be extremely wide ranging and will involve working closely with business areas across the entire organisation. 

Your responsibilities will include working on commercial contracts and tenders ranging from large projects to more straightforward commercial contracts and IP and IT licences, you will deliver credible solutions to a wide range of legal issues and get involved in IT and procurement matters. This role is ideal for someone who wants very wide range of work and does not want to specialise into a particular area. 

Ideally you will be between 1 and 3 years pqe however my client will look at newly qualified lawyers who have had a commercial contracts seat or a secondment involving work with commercial contracts. It is essential that you have some experience in either data protection, data privacy or freedom of information. Communication is key as you will be working with senior stakeholders across the business. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior lawyer and will provide a superb name on the CV as well as career progression opportunities.

For further information please contact Rebecca Garland on rg@barclaysimpson.com