Legal counsel - Data Privacy

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £550 - £650 per day

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    Ryan King

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    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Legal Counsel - Data Privacy - 6 month contract

Top FTSE FMCG business is looking for an experienced UK Lawyer to work in a data privacy team until May 2023. The successful candidate will need to be strong data privacy contract lawyer, with a commercial background. This role will be based in the London office, requiring attendance 3 days a week

The role will predominately be focused on a repapering exercise, and involve negotiating existing commercial agreements with third parties and key suppliers - locating in scope contracts and drafting amendments in line with new EU and UK requirements for international transfers of personal data.

The second part of the role will be ensuring compliance with Track and Trace rules, advising on the interpretation of EU track and trace rules, competition law issues arising out of industry collaboration, and on contracts arrangements. No prior experience of these rules are required

The successful candidate will also need to provide training to the legal teams and update the drill-down manual with new changes in relation to developments in the area, including but not limited to the EU-US Transatlantic Agreement and the UK's transfer risk assessment

The successful candidate will :

Be a UK qualified lawyer with at least 8 years PQE
Have proven data privacy contract experience with a strong commercial background

This role is an Inside IR35 position, attracting a day rate of £550 - 650 payable to an umbrella.

Please apply for Prompt consideration

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