My client is a large local authority legal team in the South West of England. This legal team are seeking to add an interim Solicitor to their team to assist with GDPR and Information Governance Work.
This is an on-going assignment and once urgent GDPR work has been completed there is room within the commercial team for the contractor to work on wider data protection and information law matters as well as general commercial matters.
The Council are surrounded by historic landmarks with nearby cities winning multiple awards for the vibrant lifestyles they offer residents.
This large team of circa 40 lawyers work on behalf of a diverse range of clients including not only the Council but also the Fire Service, Charities and the Police. Team members are regularly nominated for national awards and have built strong relationships with a variety of government agencies, trusts and groups allowing staff to work on high profile, complex and interesting work.
Full time applicants are preferred but the hiring manager will consider part time applications provided a minimum of three days is worked each week and all three days are office based. For full time applicants, homeworking can be offered after an initial bedding in period, and is expected to be no more than 2 days per week.
The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or FILEx with a current practicing certificate. The candidate will need a firm understanding of GDPR and will have ideally undertaken a recent legal course on the regulations. A background in commercial law would also be desirable.
Hourly rate is negotiable dependent upon experience but candidates can expect an offer of £50 - £55 per hour, dependent upon experience (Inside IR35).
To apply for this post please contact Emily Bulman at Chadwick Nott, Birmingham onor
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