Data Protection Solicitor – Edinburgh/Glasgow/Dundee

Practice Area: Commercial Litigation, Compliance, Corporate, Data Protection, IP/IT, Privacy, Risk
Level: Assistant, Associate, Full Time
Section: Law Firm
Location: Central Belt, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Remote, Scotland
Ref: FW8180

Our client, a successful Scottish law firm, is currently recruiting for a Data Protection Solicitor to join its team based in either its Glasgow, Edinburgh, or Dundee office. The firm is one of the largest full-service law firms in Scotland, working with a diverse range of clients across the public, private and third sectors. You will support the wider team in working with clients across a broad range of sectors including healthcare, retail, technology, research and development, professional services, and education.

The role will involve:

  • Assisting with data protection audits
  • Analysing risk with a commercial outlook
  • Drafting and negotiating data processing agreements and data sharing agreements
  • Researching complex data protection issues
  • Drafting privacy notices, cookie notices and data protection related policies

The ideal candidate will be 2-3 years PQE level ideally with previous data protection experience, however the team are open to solicitors at other levels of experience with a passion for data protection. An EU or UK-GDPR or CIPP/E qualification along with data protection experience or an information security compliance role would be advantageous. This is a full-time position with genuine prospects to advance your career in this area. Hybrid working is also on offer. If this position interests you, please do not hesitate to contact either Cameron or Teddie for an initial and confidential discussion. (Assignment 14438)


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