Corporate Counsel (Privacy & Compliance) - FTSE 100 (contract)

Lawrence Harvey
500.00 - 550.00 GBP Daily
16 Jul 2018
20 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A Leading FTSE 100 company based in Berkshire, currently require a Corporate Counsel to join their group legal team.

The main focus of this role will be around Data Privacy law and compliance, offering legal advice across multiple workstreams in the business and reporting in to the Legal Director, Group Legal Affairs.

Day rate: Circa ??550 p/day

Duration: 12 months


*Several arrangements and business practices which span several territories require a Corporate Counsel with ability to apply multi-jurisdictional laws.
*The successful candidate will need to quickly gain the trust of business and legal colleagues quickly by building credibility and strong relationships.
*The successful candidate must be highly motivated with the ability to prioritise and spot red flag issues whilst working autonomously.
*The firm is a very outcome-driven and entrepreneurial business with an extremely demanding and fast paced environment.
*It is Essential that all complex legal principles are explained simply and quickly and that any advice from the in-house legal community is commercially-orientated.

Required Skills:

Qualified lawyer in English law (or similar jurisdiction) with excellent experience of corporate/transactional work within a private practice at a well-established firm or in-house at a leading global business;

*6+ years PQE.
*International advisory experience
*Knowledge and understanding of the consumer goods sector (FMCG).
*Capable of establishing strong work relationships with internal clients and stakeholder all of whom are highly demanding
*Strong and confident manner and an ability to work autonomously;
*A high degree of commerciality and pragmatism to capably manage complex legal issues
*Fluency in English is essential; any additional languages would be advantageous.

If this sounds of interest please apply to this advertisement as soon as you can for consideration with your most recent CV or get in touch with Nathan Wilson direct, Data Privacy recruitment specialist.

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this position.

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