Commercial, Data Protection IT Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 65924/23
  • Date Posted: 30 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £60,000 to £100,000
  • Sector: Commercial, Data Protection, Information Technology, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a national commercial firm and they are looking for a 5+ PQE with no upper limit who has commercial, data Protection IT experience in any of the offices from Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham and more

The national Commercial team works with a wide range of clients both private and public. They provide a comprehensive range of commercial services encompassing commercial contracts, intellectual property, data protection, competition, procurement and state aid, and strategically supporting supply chain management. Their clients are in various sectors such as retail, transport and logistics, media, pharmaceutical, insurance and technology and, within the public sector, universities, police forces and local authorities. They advise on a variety of contracts from day-to-day business relationships up to major projects, and have expertise in intellectual property, data protection, IT contracts, joint ventures, collaboration and partnership agreements, public-private projects, agency and distribution agreements, supply chain agreements and franchising.

The role

Key Responsibilities

  • To advise and support clients on all matters relating to Data Protection; including GDPR
  • To manage own case load of Data Protection and IT matters while offering support to the Commercial team and the firm generally
  • To draft, review and negotiate specific clauses and agreements on Data Protection and IT matters to a high level of drafting
  • To design and deliver presentations and training upon Data Protection and IT matters
  • To carry out business development focused upon Data Protection and IT matters
  • To work closely with other members of the national Commercial team
  • To advise and support more junior members of the Commercial team

The person specification

  • Minimum 6 year PQE solicitor with specific Data Protection experience and ideally IT experience
  • Good knowledge of the DPA and GDPR.
  • Excellent communication, organisation and drafting skills
  • Methodical, organised approach
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines, targets and client protocols while maintaining high standards in terms of accuracy and quality
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.