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Data Protection Lawyer, Senior Manager

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
9 Aug 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Our external/client facing Data Protection Legal Team, within PwC's Legal network is uniquely placed to provide business-critical support on data protection matters to clients all over the world. We bring the best of business understanding, technology, innovation and data protection expertise to advise our clients. With more than 3,700 legal specialists in over 100 countries, our legal services network is one of the most extensive in the world, connecting you with talented professionals to leverage and learn from throughout your career with us.PwC is committed to a work life balance and the firm is renowned for embracing flexible working practices. On joining the firm you will have access to various training to give you the opportunity to upskill yourself on our various systems, you will be assigned a buddy to help you settle in and a career coach to help you thrive from the day you join us .If you're looking to be at the forefront of change whilst furthering your data protection legal career, this is for you - apply today.
The role

As a Senior Manager, you'll join our leadership team to help drive our growth, taking the lead on certain sectors / activities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Leading the delivery of support to a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Director and above
  • Leading the management and delivery of large, often cross-border projects
  • Leading the financial management of clients
  • Developing strategies to solve complex challenges and helping other team members develop these skills

Essential Skills and Experience

  • England & Wales qualified lawyer with 7+ years PQE experience advising across a range of global clients in data protection with experience gained in a recognised data protection practice (either Top Tier law firm or Big 4).
  • Designing and implementing data privacy compliance framework, particularly on a cross-border basis
  • ePrivacy / Digital Marketing
  • Subject rights requests
  • International data transfers
  • Regulatory audit of security systems
  • Compliance review and business transformation
  • Personal data security breaches and subsequent remediation
  • Developing and implementing managed legal services, relating to areas such as DSARs, Transfer Impact Assessments, DPIAs, Breach notification etc.
  • Advising on risk assessing and compliance relating to emerging technologies, including AI and Cloud
  • Business development and experience in profile raising and winning work.

Required skills include:
  • People and project management experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Large global project experience
  • Experience in drafting and reviewing documents and reports for board level audiences
  • Experience in providing data protection advice and guidance in relation to some or all of the following:
  • An aptitude and interest in technology
  • A high level of computer literacy, including a good working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and legal databases
  • Be well organised and able to deal with large amounts of information and have excellent attention to detail
  • A self-starter who can work independently and drive forward propositions and client projects.


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.


Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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