Interim In-house Data Protection Solicitor

Organisation
Frasia Wright Associates
Reference
FW6931
Contract Type
Full-Time|Locum/Contract|Full-Time / Part-Time
Practice Area
Commercial Contract, Commercial Litigation, Data Protection
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
negotiable
PQE
5+ yrs
Great quality of work and colleagues, our client has identified a need for additional support in the legal team, for an initial period of 6 months. Ideally you will have at least 5 years’ pqe, preferably with specialist expertise in data protection.

Job Description

With the opportunity to be involved in great quality of work and colleagues, our client has identified a need for additional support in the legal team, for an initial period of 6 months. Ideally you will have at least 5 years’ pqe, preferably with specialist expertise in data protection.  A broader commercial experience in contracts would also be helpful to the team.  The key result areas for this interim post include:-

  • Interpret highly complex legislation and common law as the same relates to data protection, privacy and information governance, analyse and advise on it and propose legal solutions.
  • Advise on compliance with the prevailing data protection and privacy laws and the impact of Brexit on such laws.
  • Assess the need for training on new, complex, developing areas of information governance laws and policy.
  • Co-ordinate, plan and organise response and resource allocation in respect of Subject Access Requests, including sourcing staff resource from other departments.
  • Amending, updating and developing  policies and procedures relating to information governance matters and laying them before the Information Governance Group.
  • Establish relationships with relevant key clients and contacts, other individuals with information governance roles.
  • The postholder will also: (a) advise on data protection issues as they specifically pertain to matters of employment and this may include the provision of training to clients on such issues; (b) provide data protection support to Litigation Solicitors, including in relation to public inquiries and general litigation matters; and (c) assist with Freedom of Information queries raised by clients.

If this position interests you please get in touch with Cameron or Frasia for an initial and confidential discussion on 01294 850501.  (Assignment 12211)

frasia@frasiawright.com   https://uk.linkedin.com/in/frasia-wright-6bbabba

cameron@frasiawright.com  https://uk.linkedin.com/in/cameron-adrain-22a81627

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