Data Protection Paralegal | Barclay Simpson
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Data Protection Paralegal

  • Buckinghamshire/Hybrid
  • £40,000

My client,  a national not-for-profit organisation, are in need for a data protection paralegal. You will work with the Data Protection Counsel, providing legal support to the business. You will also be supporting the Data Protection Counsel to enable the organisation to mitigate risks arising in relation to GDPR flowing from the data services.


  • Provide DP advice across the business as and when required, from day to day support to contract negotiations
  • Manage the GDPR risks that the business may encounter daily and ensure the advice is provided in a practical and timely manner
  • Update the business on GDPR legislation changes, through training and education
  • Work with the legal and GPO team to provide strategic and practical advice from project work to policies and training
  • Work with and instruct external law firms on GDPR related business
  • Support the senior Data Protection Lawyer on a day to day basis
  • Providing daily support on new contracts, drafting variations, and reviewing supplier terms and conditions

About you:

  • A law degree
  • Experience working within a business supporting a Data Protection function
  • Experience in supporting a Data Protection function in ensuring all the legal requirements are met under the current legislation
  • Possesses an eye for detail as well as a commercial, pragmatic attitude
  • Knowledge of contract law
  • Strong relationship management skills and confidence in dealing with clients and senior colleagues
  • A collaborator and a dedicated teammate who works well under pressure


Feel free to reach out to find out more.

We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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