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Senior Legal Editor Privacy Data Security

Company name

Practical Law Company Limited

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2018

Posted on

Jul 28,2018

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


Washington, DC
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
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Senior Legal Editor, Privacy & 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 company’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 company writing style. Write and edit content for company's companion print magazine, company The Journal. Develop relationships with law firm attorneys, in­house counsel, and industry groups to ensure that company'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.

Qualification and Experience

A J.D. 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. Should have expertise in privacy and data security/protection laws and developing compliance programs to address them. Should have 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. Must have good understanding of the needs and priorities of law firm and in­house counsel and the legal market.

Additional info

Req #: JREQ090254. Submit a writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Practical Law Company Limited
747 Third Avenue 36th Floor
New York City, NY 10017

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