Data Protection / Privacy Lawyer - In House

6 days left

London (City of), London (Greater)
03 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Why Axiom?

If you’re entrepreneurial, business-minded and always craving the next challenge, we would love to have you join us on our mission to shape the future of law.

Our lawyers benefit from a self-directed practice, flexibility, top tier peers and access to the world's largest and most innovative clients - all with a full suite of benefits including holidays, healthcare and professional development resources.

Currently, we're on the hunt for exceptional Data Protection/Privacy lawyers to join our ranks with:

  • Excellent academic and law firm credentials; In-house experience is preferred
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • A passion for providing unparalleled client service
  • 2 + years of experience in regulatory and policy advice in the areas of data protection, privacy law and other areas of information law
  • Familiarity with relevant UK and EU Privacy laws (Data Protection Directive, Directive 95/46/EC, Data protection Act 1998, Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulations 2003, Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000)

The responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Providing in-house legal advice on privacy, data-sharing, transfer of data outside of the EU as well advising on the implications of client’s new product offering
  • Engaging in the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of any commercial agreement containing information law clauses
  • Drafting and advising on complex data protection-related documentation such as data processing agreements and data transfer agreements, representative agreements and privacy impact assessments, including future-proofing for GDPR and Brexit
  • Providing guidance and support on various new compliance reporting/data tracking requirements and revisions to internal codes of conduct

Axiom is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.

With over 1,200 (and growing) Axiomites based around the world, we seek to live up to the New York Times’ prediction that:  “A more sweeping transformation may be on the horizon. And it may look a lot like Axiom”.

Our company is ranked #1 in business of law, innovation in corporate strategy and innovation in law firm efficiency by the Financial Times, and our CEO Mark Harris is recognised by Forbes as a “name you need to know” and by the National Law Journal as a “top ten agent for change”.

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