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Commercial Contracts Lawyer – Data Protection

Elevate are recruiting an experienced Data Protection/ Commercial Contracts Lawyer to work for a Fortune 500 company on an interim contract (4-6 months), based  in North London with flexible working a few days per week.

 

The successful candidate will have plenty of in-house experience in Data Protection and commercial contracts as well knowledge of the food and beverage industry.  They will be able to manage a broad workload of contracts with little supervision.

Specifically, you will be:

  • Advising on the set-up of digital functions within the company.
  • Implementing recommendations from a privacy audit.
  • Providing advice relating to Data Protection..
  • Providing strategic and day-to-day legal support across the range of business areas which the commercial legal team covers, acting as a business-savvy service provider and partner to clients and colleagues.
  • Negotiating and advising on a wide range of commercial transactions.
  • Actively developing and seeking to implement improvements and strategies.

Skills for Success:

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Data Protection and Privacy issues.
  • Broad experience in general commercial matters including drafting commercial contracts transactional documents, license agreements, intellectual property, regulatory matters, risk management, data protection and contract management.
  • Knowledge of, and ideally, experience working with, global franchises.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence and provide direction on complex deals.
  • Very good management and organisational skills coupled with acute problem solving abilities
  • 7+ years PQE, ideally with top 20 law firm experience.

Qualifications:

  • Law degree required.
  • Solicitor qualified in the U.K or Commonwealth.

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:

  • Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
  • Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
  • Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

 

 

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