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Contract and GDPR Lawyer

A popular east London borough are looking for a qualified contracts lawyer with data protection law experience to join their team, for an initial period of 3-6 months with potential for further extension.

The successful contracts lawyer would be expected to provide legal advice on a wide range of contract law matters and data protection, ad hoc project work and procurement projects.

Benefits of the role:

  • Flexible working
  • Competitive hourly rate, benchmarked against other councils and reviewed regularly
  • Excellent transport links
  • Subsidised on-site parking
  • Supportive team

As a data protection and commercial you will be expected to:

  • Provide legal advice and assistance on:
    • Existing contracts in order to ensure compliance with GDPR and the Date Protection Act 2018
    • Preparing, maintaining and updating legal documents and contracts, in relation to GDPR and other relevant data protection/privacy legislation.
  • Demonstrate experience of handling a caseload of data protection, contracts and procurement law matters including procurements under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
  • Develop legal solutions in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. Further, to advise on practical implications of data protection legislation.
  • Provide contractual drafting and have experience with data transfer, data processor and data-sharing agreements.

The borough are looking for a qualified Solicitor with at least 2 PQE or Barrister or Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives with post-qualification experience. Local Authority experience is advantageous but not essential.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Alexis Aarons in our Manchester office for a confidential chat.

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