Senior Legal Counsel - 5 yrs + (Sports Broadcaster)

England, London, West London
05 Nov 2018
03 Dec 2018
Liam Taaffe
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

A Global leader in Sports Media Broadcasting which is the most exciting businesses in the sports industry now seeks the support of a Senior Legal Counsel to focus on commercial and IP where you'll act as an 'expert on the subject and lead GDPR compliance across the business, developing and maintaining data protection policies and procedures.

The Role
You will work along side a senior legal counsel to provide data protection advice on regulatory/compliance matters. This role offers a wide focus where you will advise on data protection law matters which impact the business and its Europe Office teams. you will work closely with key stakeholders on all new initiatives involving data, particularly in the Marketing, Partnerships, Procurement and the Insights team, to develop pragmatic data privacy solutions to help achieve the business' aims. You will be responsible for advising and working on relevant data protection structures to ensure data protection compliance, including engaging in dialogue with Business HQ and the other subsidiaries across the EU. Part of this role requires you to assist on the research of legal issues, case law and legislative developments. You will support and advise the Senior Legal Management and the legal team on regulatory developments that are likely to affect its area of work and/or its regulatory landscape.

The Candidate
Must have a minimum of 5 years PQE working as a data protection lawyer in addition to experience as an In-House Counsel. Ideally, you will have a wide range of legal skills including legal research, drafting and negotiation, as well as good commercial and technology experience. Must have a good overall grasp of compliance issues, particularly data protection and ideally have experience of advising global consumer products brands. In-house experience is desirable, although not required.

As this is a global sports brand, you will be entitled to many incentives and work alongside a very enjoyable bunch of lawyers who love sport and enjoy working within a commercial environment.

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