Data Protection Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 67757
  • Date Posted: 27 August 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: £45,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Compliance, Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Regulatory, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This firm is a leading provider of legal services to the public sector, regulators and commercial organisations. Our Litigation, Advisory & Regulatory department deals with a substantial volume of often high profile commercial and regulatory disputes involving both private and public law.

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Associate to join the Litigation, Advisory & Regulatory department on a 12 month fixed term contract to specialise mainly in information law. The role requires experience of the GDPR; advising on information law, in particular for public bodies, the application of The Freedom of Information Act, responding to subject access requests, and other information governance issues.

It is essential that the successful candidate is able to provide sound, commercial advice on the following areas:

  • Freedom of Information
  • Data Protection
    • Subject Access Requests
    • Disclosure of information
    • Information sharing
    • GDPR compliance
    • Commercial Data Protection issues
  • Environmental Information Regulations
  • Access to Medical Records Act 1990
  • Caldicott Principles
  • Information Commissioner Referrals
  • Policies and Protocols in relation to the above

Not essential but additional broader regulatory & compliance experience would be advantageous including CQC, Health and Safety, Fire Safety; Environmental; Consumer/Trading Standards; Licensing; Bribery & Corruption etc

This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic department who are recognised market leaders for litigation work for clients who are focused on the delivery of public services.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Business 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.