Data Protection Solicitor – Dynamic New Role

Job Reference: M-3-20-LG-IN

Salary: €80000 - €95000 per annum

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Job Description

Data Protection | Associate Solicitor

My client is one of Ireland’s largest law firms, with an established reputation for the delivery of legal excellence to their large and expanding client base. As part of the continuing development of their Data protection practice, they currently have a vacancy for a Solicitor with between 4 and 6 years’ experience.

This firm advise a variety of organisations from healthcare providers to technology companies, financial institutions, public sector bodies, multinationals and corporates on their privacy, data protection and GDPR related requirements.

They are seeking an experienced solicitor with a genuine subject matter interest in data protection and a background in commercial litigation for a progressive new role.

The successful applicant will advise on the following:

  • Privacy, Data protection and GDPR
  • Data protection assessment / Gap analysis / Risk analysis
  • Investigate data breaches and manage enquiries by the Data Protection commissioner
  • Monitor and respond to developments in data protection and information security
  • Provide support to other business units as required on data protection issues
  • Provide ongoing training and support to clients
  • Effectively collaborate and network within the data protection industry
  • Freedom of information requests

The successful candidates will have:

  • 4 – 6 years’ experience with a background in litigation and a strong focus on data protection
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • The ability to work closely with clients to establish a strong one-to-one relationship;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Excellent drafting skills;
  • Strong organisational, financial and time management skills;
  • Strong business development skills would be a distinct advantage;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • A high level of motivation and the ability to work on one’s own initiative; and
  • A willingness to play an active part in the Firm’s continued development and expansion.


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