Assistant Legal Counsel, Privacy

Egham, United Kingdom
£43,660 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Jan 07, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jan 27, 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Governance and Legal Services

Location: Egham
Salary: £43,660 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Monday 27 January 2020
Interview Date: See advert

Full Time, Fixed Term (up to 12 months funded project)

(Full Time or Part Time hours considered – Full-Time 35 hours or Part-Time 21 hours minimum)

This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive and motivated data protection lawyer to join the Governance and Legal Services Directorate and make a significant contribution to the development of the College’s data protection agenda.

Working closely with the Director of Governance & Legal Services and Secretary to Council, you will be a subject matter expert on data protection, undertaking a range of data protection related duties and assisting with the development of data protection policy and best practice across the College.You will also be expected to assist with a range of legal work spanning other practice areas, such as commercial contracts, intellectual property and civil litigation, as required.

You will be a solicitor or barrister with 4 years’ PQE (as a guide only) with expertise and experience in data protection and information security law gained in a highly regarded private practise or in-house legal team.  Demonstrable experience of managing and delivering change management projects, particularly with regards to information compliance, will be advantageous.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Elaina Moss, Director of Governance & Legal Services and Secretary to Council on or +44 (0)1784 414622.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time or compressed working hours.

Closing Date: Midnight, 27 January 2020
Interview Date: w/c 7 February 2020

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.