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Senior Legal Editor, Privacy and Data Security The candidate will develop ideas for privacy and data security/ protection content for US, UK, and Canadian practitioners and businesses that address global data protection law and practice, which will be published on Practical Law’s online services. Establish, maintain, and manage extensive relationships with external law firm contributors who have expertise on privacy and data security/ protection issues. Draft, write and edit resources, including standard form documents, practice guidance notes, and checklists in accordance with Practical Law writing style. Write and edit content for Practical Law's companion print magazine, Practical Law The Journal. Develop relationships with law firm attorneys, inhouse counsel, and industry groups to ensure that Practical Law's content is topical and meets their needs. Support privacy, data security, and data protection content and product development projects. Assist sales team by participating in sales calls and demonstrating service to potential subscribers. Assist marketing team by participating in webinars and creation of educational programs. JD degree is required. Must have 6+ years of experience working as a privacy and data security/protection lawyer or privacy or data protection compliance professional in a law firm or inhouse. Must be expertise in a broad spectrum of privacy, data security, and data protection matters within the US, Canada, EU, APAC, and/or Latin American regions including: data privacy and protection laws; a deep understanding of the regulatory environment and practice as it relates to privacy and data security/ protection; development and implementation of privacy and information management and compliance programs, policies and procedures, and training programs that address compliance with laws, including crossborder compliance; privacy, security, and data protection aspects of crossborder transactions, including in the M&A, outsourcing, and other commercial contracting contexts; regulatory investigations, enforcement actions and litigation within the region. Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services. A good understanding of the needs and priorities of law firm and inhouse counsel and the legal market is essential. Should have English fluency, and a passion for writing and good editing skills, including: very close attention to detail; impressive command of grammar, punctuation, and plain English; strong technical drafting skills; and the ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply.
Ref: JREQ090254. Submit a writing sample.
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