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Job Reference: AS978

Legal Counsel - Data Protection/ Commercial

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Legal Counsel - Data Protection/ Commercial
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per annum
  • Team contact: Ellie Langley

Job Description

Our client, a rapidly-growing tech company based in Cambridge, is seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic in-house lawyer to join their growing legal team. The successful candidate will have 1-5 years PQE, and will join the team at an exciting time for the business.

Reporting to the Head of Legal, the main focus of the role will be on data protection and privacy matters, however the post-holder will also be responsible for key commercial and technology projects both in the UK and globally, including intellectual property, licensing, commercial relationships and contracts and litigation.

The successful candidate will become the go-to contact for data protection matters within the business, and will interact with people at all levels, including senior stakeholders. As such they will be a confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

Working as part of a collaborative team, this is a role for someone who thrives in building strong partnerships with stakeholders across the business to help us achieve our objectives.

This is an exciting opportunity for a commercial and creative lawyer who wants to immerse themselves in a dynamic and varied legal role at a thriving company.

Interviews will be conducted via video. The role will offer the opportunity for flexible working.

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Ellie Langley at Errington Legal Recruitment.

Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.
Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential).

To apply call us on 01223 803814

Team Contact: Ellie Langley

Ellie joined Errington Legal in June 2015, having come from a legal background - following completion of a Graduate Diploma in Law, she worked as a paralegal within both private practice and in-house environments. Ellie's experience of the recruitment process from the candidate's point of view helps her to bring an understanding and intuitive approach to her role with Errington Legal. Outside o…


In 2015 Eleanor helped us successfully recruit our first Group Head of Legal Affairs. As a new role to the organisation we appreciated that Eleanor took the time to speak with all of the relevant stakeholders within Cambridge Assessment to understand the type of person that would fit in well. With an understanding of our organisation she created a strong foundation that supported the search throughout its entirety. The shortlisting options that Eleanor provided highlighted just how well she knows the legal market and represented her strong understanding of our requirements. If you are looking for an expert in Legal recruiting, someone who truly understands good cultural fit, then I would recommend Errington Legal.
Liz Allan - Group HR Director , Cambridge Assessment


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