Solicitor or Barrister - Data Protection and Cyber Security

Job Description

Salary: TBC

Solicitor or Barrister - Data Protection and Cyber Security - Nationwide

We’re recruiting! If you are a UK-based solicitor or barrister (junior lawyers and newly qualified) and you are interested in being involved in some of the most complex and challenging data protection and cyber security projects in the market, we would like to hear from you. The types of work that DWF's Data Protection and Cyber Security team is involved in, includes:

  • Large group and representative litigation, defending businesses and other data controllers in cyber security and personal data breach cases;

  • Acting as Breach Counsel in these incidents, working alongside the client, their insurers, forensics experts, PR and customer outreach. Ransomware, network compromise, privacy attacks and misuse of internal systems are examples;

  • Advice and representation on how to deal with DSARs, cookie claims, Schrems II consequences, etc.;

  • Privacy and Data Transformation, including strategy, consulting, risk management and assurance;

  • All aspects of commercial and corporate work, from data sharing contracts through to M&A due diligence;

  • Regulatory investigations and inquiries, in the UK and abroad;

  • Insurance claims; and

  • Advising on PrivacyTech.

You will be working alongside team members with vast experience, supporting an amazing client base.

If you want to build an exciting future with one of Europe's most innovative legal businesses, apply below as we're interested in hearing from you!

What are you waiting for? Please get in touch with us and we will be happy to discuss your future career at DWF.

Feel free to visit our website or contact our recruitment team on recruitment.enquiries@dwf.law for further details about this vacancy or DWF in general.

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers, a buy as you earn share scheme and dining cards. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or partly agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

About DWF

DWF is a global legal business, providing integrated legal and business services to clients across multiple markets. In March 2019, we became the first Main Market premium listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange. We have over 31 key locations and over 4,000 people delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations. By seamlessly combining any number of legal and business services we deliver bespoke solutions to our clients with greater efficiency, price certainty and transparency. Join us on our shared journey to redefine legal services and you'll find a professional life that stretches and redefines you too. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Supporting your application

Our recruitment process will comprise of interviews. It may also include a written exercise and/or a presentation (depending on your experience).  We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you.  Please click the following link (https://www.cleartalents.com/apply/allroles/) which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.

Note to recruitment agencies

We hire the majority of our talent directly by our resourcing team or via referrals. On occasion, we will look for external support and will release vacancies to our recently reviewed Preferred Suppliers List. Speculative CVs sent by other agents or outside of the agreed process will not be accepted and no recruitment fee will be applicable.

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