Data Protection Paralegal

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Our client has a permanent vacancy for a Data Protection Paralegal to work with the Data Protection Counsel, providing legal support to the business. You will be supporting the Data Protection Counsel to enable the business to mitigate risks arising in relation to GDPR flowing from the data services provided by the business.
The Role
Working collaboratively with all colleagues across the business
Provide DP advice across the business as and when required, from day to day support to contract negotiations
Manage the GDPR risks that the business may encounter daily and ensure the advice is provided in a practical and timely manner
Update the business on GDPR legislation changes, through training and education
Work with the legal and GPO team to provide strategic and practical advice from project work to policies and training
Work with and instruct external law firms on GDPR related business
Support the senior Data Protection Lawyer on a day to day basis
Providing daily support on new contracts, drafting variations, and reviewing supplier terms and conditions
Working with and providing instructions to external counsel for work issued to them
Providing support on ongoing projects from time to time
A law degree
Experience working within a business supporting a Data Protection function
Experience in supporting a Data Protection function in ensuring all the legal requirements are met under the current legislation
Possesses an eye for detail as well as a commercial, pragmatic attitude
Knowledge of contract law
Strong relationship management skills and confidence in dealing with clients and senior colleagues
A collaborator and a dedicated teammate who works well under pressure
Working towards qualifying as a solicitor
Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

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