Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and government departments.
Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.
Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.
We are looking for a French qualified lawyer to join our Tech & Data team in Brussels.
Fieldfisher's Tech & Data team is one of the largest and most specialized European privacy and technology teams. We are a truly specialist, market-leading team with international coverage and unique expertise gained over years of advising on business-critical global privacy and data protection projects and technology work. We assist and advise both multinational organizations and start-up companies on all aspects of data protection compliance (GDPR compliance programme, international data transfers, data breach management, privacy policies, etc.) and we help companies with the regulatory aspects of doing business online (e-commerce, apps, cookies, direct marketing, etc.). Our lawyers are multi-jurisdictional and multi-lingual and work seamlessly together across our different international offices.
You will be working on a whole range of privacy and data protection matters, including compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, international data transfers, data security breaches, direct marketing and ePrivacy. You will be advising international clients on data protection issues both on EU level and under national law.
In addition, you will assist clients on general technology-related matters, such as e-commerce or cloud computing, and will be involved in the negotiation of complex IT contracts.
Most of the work will be carried out in English and occasionally in French.
The ideal candidate should meet the following criteria:
You will be joining a top-ranking international privacy practice. We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and highly stimulating environment. We also offer fascinating work and training, as well as the human and material support necessary for the development of your experience. You also benefit from a very attractive payment and from diverse benefits.
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.