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Beyondtrust is hiring a
Legal Counsel

About BeyondTrust

BeyondTrust is the worldwide leader in Privileged Access Management, offering the most seamless approach to preventing data breaches related to stolen credentials, misused privileges, and compromised remote access.

Our cyber security solutions are trusted by 20,000 customers, including half of the Fortune 100, and operate from 13 offices across 8 countries with 1,200 employees.

Job Summary

The Legal Counsel – Data Protection will be an important part of the legal team, working closely with the DPO and other teams to identify and manage legal and commercial risk relating to the collection and processing of personal data by the organisation. This position will have a mix of transactional and privacy management duties and requires strong analytical, attention to detail and communications skills; excellent interpersonal and prioritisation capabilities; a commercially focused mindset; and an aptitude for providing pragmatic solutions. This individual must have experience working in-house within a global commercial environment with a thorough understanding of the key provisions of cloud/SaaS agreements and be able to independently negotiate with customers and vendors to complete contracts in a timely manner with minimal supervision. Experience of privacy management programs and cross-border transfers is also required.

What you will do:

•    Provide legal resource and advice on global privacy matters such as:
        o    Drafting and negotiating data processing agreements (DPA’s), both customer and vendor facing, as part of the wider commercial                contract negotiations.
        o    Repapering and negotiating existing commercial agreements with third parties and key suppliers, including locating in scope                      contracts and drafting amendments in line with new legal requirements.
        o    Providing support in relation to data privacy impact assessments, transfer impact assessments and data subject requests.
        o    Assisting in the implementation and execution of global data privacy programs, including the provision of training to the                              organisation, data mapping and updating contracts templates and policies.
        o    Providing support on data privacy matters involving employee and non-employee related queries and projects.
•    The majority of your work will be data privacy focused. The remainder of your time will be spent advising and supporting other areas          of  the business including providing general legal support as required (support and training will be provided where appropriate).

Who you are?

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with a valid practicing certificate.
  • Commercially focused with solid knowledge of regulatory requirements and commercial contracts
  • At least 5 years post-qualification data privacy law experience within a fast-paced global commercial environment with experience of working on cloud/SaaS agreements and privacy management systems (technology sector an advantage).
  • CIPP/E or CIPM qualification a bonus
  • Experience of advising on US privacy issues in addition to UK/EU is preferred.
  • Well organized, detail oriented with a positive attitude and ability to work under pressure to prioritise and meet competing deadlines.
  • Strong relationship-building skills and excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to translate complex legal issues to a wide range of colleagues.
  • Excellent analytical, judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Team player with excellent negotiation, writing and communication skills.
  • Self-starter with a sense of humour.


Put your wellbeing first with our amazing benefits package:

  • 25 days’ holiday which increases with length of service
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Vitality Private Healthcare for you and family
  • Medicash Benefit (including Dental cover)
  • Life Insurance (4x annual salary)
  • Income Protection if you are unable to work due to ill health
  • Paid parental leave
  • Sabbatical leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Co-investing opportunity
  • Perks are being reviewed currently to add even more!

Why join BeyondTrust?

A healthy and motivated workforce goes hand-in-hand with the success of the company and the happiness of our customers. So why wouldn’t we give you the flexibility, perks and career confidence that you need to get the job done?

As a member of the BT Team we trust and empower you to be the best version of yourself whether that means working in your favourite superhero costume from home or solving complex problems whilst feeding the kids porridge!

We want you to feel at home in the BT family. That means diversity and inclusion isn’t just a policy to us. We recognise amazing talent doesn’t come in “one size fits all”. Our team collaboration extends from Singapore to Nova Scotia and everywhere in between with inspiring women in leadership roles everywhere you look.

If this sounds a good fit apply now!

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