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Thanks for your interest in the Data Protection Officer & Lead Privacy Lawyer position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 444 open jobs by clicking here.

The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Demonstrated, technical knowledge and expertise of data protection law and practices (ideally certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as "CIPP/E" or "CDPO") and applying them to innovative uses of data, ideally have experience acting as a data protection officer or their deputy; some experience of monitoring compliance with regulatory requirements and engaging with regulators.
  • Extensive experience of operational application of privacy law and advising on privacy law (such as handling data breaches, preparing or advising on data protection impact assessments/legitimate interest assessments) 
  • Experience of working in a business regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) highly desirable; must demonstrate a commitment to the use of IT and automated systems to assist in the delivery of legal services, and an understanding of the importance of knowledge management.

Essential requirements:

  • Qualification as a solicitor or barrister (in England & Wales, Northern Ireland or Scotland), qualified as a lawyer in a member state of the European Union or qualified as a lawyer in another common-law jurisdiction with a strong data protection regime.
  • 7-10 years post-qualification experience. 


Why Experian?

Our colleagues’ health and wellbeing is a top priority for us, that’s why our reward, benefits and wellbeing programmes are designed so you can come to work feeling your very best self. Our benefits focus on health, money and lifestyle so you can tailor your benefits to your own personal needs. Whether it’s your physical and mental wellness, getting to work or planning for the future, we have a range of flexible options to have you covered!

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and to creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our business as well as our people. Some roles lend themselves to flexible options more than others, and if this is important to you, we are open to discussing agile working opportunities during the hiring process.


Who are Experian?

We unlock the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. At life’s big moments – from buying a home or car, to sending a child to university, to growing a business exponentially by connecting it with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence so they can maximize every opportunity.

For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Our 17,200 people in 44 countries believe the possibilities for you, and our world, are growing. We’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow.

Could this be the role for you? Apply now to start your journey with Experian.

To learn more about our culture and what it’s really like to work here, check out our LinkedIn and social media channels using the hashtags #ExperianLife and #ExperianWay #LI-G

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