Data Privacy Lead Counsel

Data Privacy Lead Counsel

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    GRG Executive Search, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £80000 - £95000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jan Colligan

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Data Privacy Lead Counsel - c.£90,000 basic plus benefits - regulated industry - Midlands HQ

High profile, crucial role within the legal function of this well regarded Midlands business.

We are looking for Data Protection expert who has the technical ability to devise a robust strategy, provide necessary comfort to stakeholders, inspire a talented team and drive a truly embedded DP culture.

Reporting the Head of Legal, you will work closely with IT, DPO, Change and IS teams to ensure risks are managed appropriately within the appropriate regulations.

Your role will be to develop the company strategy around DP and ensure on going compliance. You will also monitor changes to regulations ensuring a nimble, proactive approach is taken and necessary technology investment is made.

Additionally you will have the leadership skills to manage, coach and support a talented team of lawyers and legal analysts within the legal function.

A commercial, pragmatic approach to relationship building will be key as you will inspire confidence across the senior stakeholder community, presenting to the Board and managing external suppliers where appropriate.

Ideally you will have worked in a regulated environment, however we are open to hearing from any DP legal expert who has experience of successfully implementing organisation wide data privacy strategies who has the softer skills needed to lead a team.

Salary c. £90,000 + benefits plus - HO office in Midlands, however we expect office presence 2-3 days a week certainly initially to build team rapport and credibility quickly.

To hear more and see a full JD, do get in touch.


By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.