Clients today need flexible resourcing
solutions to meet the changing demands of the marketplace. Simmons
& Simmons has always been willing to adapt and embrace new forms
of service delivery to meet changing client demands. Simmons
Adaptive is a flexible resourcing solution to meet client
requirements at the same high quality you expect from Simmons &
Simmons. We understand that our firm is equal only to the strengths
of our people and place great emphasis on recruiting and retaining
staff who meet our high standards.
As an Adaptive consultant, you will be
fully supported by the Simmons & Simmons team with a sponsoring
Partner and a client team with whom we would encourage you to engage
on a regular basis. You will have access to the firm's resources and
Know-how and have the opportunity to be involved in training and
development at the Firm.
Simmons Adaptive is the flexible
resourcing team for leading international law firm, Simmons &
Simmons. For additional information on the firm, please visit www.simmons-simmons.com.
Main purpose of the role:
Simmons Adaptive is currently searching
for a Data Protection Lawyer available for an interim assignment.
This role will cover aspects of Data
protection/ privacy work to include.
Negotiation of data protection
agreements & clauses within these agreements.
Assisting the Deputy General Counsel on
day-to-day data protection governance such as preparing material
for risk committees and board meetings.
Support in relation to obtaining new
Safeguarding & reporting.
Strong understanding of data processes
& privacy framework.
Supporting data processes & privacy
Advising on broad data protection
You are a qualified Lawyer with a strong
background working in data protection.
You will have strong knowledge of major
data protection laws in the EU and UK such as GDPR, UK DPA, PECR
You are experienced in implementing data
protection requirements into practice.
You have a strong commercial awareness
with an understanding of the value drivers of a business.
You bring a positive 'can do' attitude
and a determination to succeed to the role.
With an ability to take initiative, you
can also work to deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
A financial services background or
previous background in payments would be an advantage.
Why you should join Simmons
You will have access to high-quality
roles and work within Simmons & Simmons' market-leading
You'll have support from a Simmons &
Simmons 'sponsor Partner' whilst on external assignment.
You will be given access to the Firms'
resources and Know-how when on assignment.
We will invite you to our in-person and
virtual networking events exclusively for Adaptive consultants,
along with firmwide webinars and events.
You'll be given flexibility to work
where and when you want.
You will have the backing of a leading
international law firm.