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Fieldfisher's Privacy, Security and Information team is one of the largest and most specialised European privacy and data protection teams, with a truly global outlook. We are a specialist, market-leading team with international coverage, including offices in Europe, China and the USA (Silicon Valley), and a unique expertise gained over years of advising on business-critical global privacy and data protection projects and technology work. The Team provides a range of services to assist clients in meeting their obligations under data protection legislation particularly regarding compliance with GDPR and ePrivacy.

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The Role

Due to our continued growth, we have an immediate vacancy for an Associate Solicitor to join our Privacy Team in Dublin. The successful candidate will have a diverse range of work including: 

  • data breach management and advice;
  • regulatory investigations/engagement;
  • working with the Corporate Team on privacy related aspects of mergers and acquisitions – see example of this work here;
  • direct marketing and ePrivacy compliance;
  • conducting DPIAs;
  • reviewing a host of commercial agreements – SaaS, HaaS etc.;
  • acting as a data protection officer for clients;
  • international data transfers. 

Whilst there is a preference for full-time candidates, part-time candidates and flexible working will also be considered and we will consider talented non Irish qualified lawyers with relevant experience.

What makes the role unique?

The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of the Irish Privacy Team but will also work regularly with the wider Global Privacy, Security and Information Law Group on cross-jurisdictional projects gaining invaluable experience on global data projects. 

Competitive salary and compensation package offered including:

  • Medical Benefits through our provider Webdoctor
  • Paid Company Leave
  • Paid Paternity leave contributions
  • Paid Wedding leave contributions
  • Paid Maternity leave contributions 
  • Travel Tax Incentive Scheme 
  • Bike to Work Initiative
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Health and Wellbeing Programme 
  • Book Club
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Early finish on Public holiday weekends 

Fieldfisher is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note Fieldfisher LLP aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role. 

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If you wish to apply, please follow the link below. Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

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