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Privacy Lawyer, Manager, Quality, Risk and Security, London

London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Your opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for a results driven individual to join the Deloitte QRS Legal and DBS Privacy teams.

You will report to the Director and Strategic Lead for Privacy, working primarily with her, and alongside a small team of privacy lawyers and wider colleagues in DBS and QRS Legal in London and Quality & Risk Operations in Cardiff. Deloitte's in-house Data Protection team is responsible for providing Data Protection / Privacy advice and compliance support to the Firm. A dynamic and flexible individual is required to help meet the increasingly high demands placed on this busy, exciting and innovative team.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?

For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role

Deloitte offers a unique opportunity for someone to join the Data Protection team and develop new skills in Data Protection / Privacy compliance through a blend of technical and advisory work. Be part of an expanding team where you can have exposure to privacy issues across the Firm. You will benefit from ongoing training and structured development in a supportive culture.


  • Reviewing and negotiating contractual data protection terms to support delivery of the firm's diverse range of client services and its internal functions.
  • Conducting data protection impact assessments to ensure the firm protects personal data when conducting a broad range of data processing activities.
  • Providing data protection advice on internal and client-facing projects in support of the firm's innovation and change agendas.
  • Advising in relation to data incidents, data subject rights and regulatory requests, to help the firm manage its relationships with clients, data subjects and regulators.
  • Horizon-scanning and preparation of guidance and training materials, to ensure the firm remains at the leading edge in an environment of fast-paced regulatory change.
  • Dealing with cross-border data protection issues, with global clients and across the Deloitte Network.
  • Supervising and developing junior members of the team to deepen our data protection expertise and build resilience.
  • Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution

Your work, your choice

At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: London with occasional domestic travel.

Work pattern: This is a permanent full-time opportunity.

Our team members work a variety of agile working patterns. Tell us what arrangement works for you and we'll try to accommodate.

Your professional experience

The successful applicant will be a self-starter and quick learner with experience of Data Protection / Privacy and a keen interest in developing further expertise in this area. They will have experience in reviewing data protection agreements and clauses and be able to demonstrate the mix of skills and attributes that would enable them to make a real contribution to the Data Privacy team. They will be required to react to a variety of issues as they arise in order to be a successful part of this unique team.

To qualify for the role you must have:

· An understanding of UK and EU Data Protection legislation, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018

· Experience of reviewing Data Protection clauses within agreements

· Ability to interpret legislation and develop subject specific guidance /advice

· Ability to undertake research as required and present findings

· Experience of working in a fast paced business environment

· Experience of working with senior stakeholders

· An ability to work on your own and as part of a team with associated elements of peer review, team work and supervision of junior team members

· Clear and concise communications skills

· Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise workloads and work accurately under pressure in order to meet deadlines

· Qualified Solicitor.

Your service line: Quality, Risk and Security

The Quality, Risk and Security (QRS) community is an overarching identity for all of the professionals who manage quality and risk for Deloitte. It comprises: QRS Legal, Deloitte Business Security (DBS), National Quality and Risk Management (NQRM), Quality & Risk Operations (QR Ops), and Service Line Quality and Risk Management teams (including Switzerland), and is led by a dedicated partner who sits on the firm's Executive. Within QRS, we use our skills and experience across a variety of disciplines to support a risk intelligent culture at Deloitte; enabling our partners and practitioners to deliver high quality services to their clients, minimising the administrative burden on our people, and acting as custodians of firm risk, security, ethics and reputation.

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London, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual