About the Position:

Interactive Brokers (U.K.) Limited (“IBUK”) is looking for a Data Protection Lawyer to join our rapidly growing company. The key objective of the Data Protection Lawyer is to assist in carrying out legal and regulatory work required to support current and future business initiatives. The successful candidate will sit in the Legal team but will have daily interaction with the Compliance team and other lawyers based around the world.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Advising on data protection matters, including regulatory compliance, privacy impact assessments, GDPR compliance programmes and international data flows.
  • Assisting with data protection in a contractual/transactional context, reviewing, drafting and negotiating data protection terms in vendor agreements for example, complex international transfers of data both intra-group and between third parties and data sharing agreements.
  • Answering regulatory enquiries from and data breach reporting to EU data protection authorities including the ICO, DPC and NAIH.
  • Researching and interpreting existing and forthcoming data protection laws and regulations in the UK and the EU.
  • Drafting of written instructions for programmers and technology staff to respond to new regulations or the launch of new business lines.
  • Responding to queries and complaints from clients.
  • Responding to data protection audits.
  • Reviewing vendor relationships – advising on due diligence, reviewing agreements and entering into data sharing agreements where required.
  • Reviewing and providing information where IB is the vendor processing personal data.
  • Advising internal teams on data protection including data protection impact assessments.
  • Making amendments to customer facing documentation.
  • Drafting and maintaining policies and procedures.
  • Reviewing and advising on staff training.
  • Maintaining the breach, DSAR, erasure and vendor relationship logs.
  • Dealing with the payment of data protection

Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years’ qualified experience at a reputable City firm and/or in-house.
  • Excellent academics, achieving a minimum 2:1 at undergraduate level from a reputable university.
  • Previous hands-on experience of advising on data protection projects, including experience of advising on GDPR/UK GDPR on international data transfers, drafting privacy notices, negotiating, and drafting data processor agreements and advising on marketing and e-Privacy issues.
  • Be ready to hit the ground running as part of a busy team and create results from day one.
  • Demonstrate exceptional technical knowledge and the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional team skills and a can-do attitude.
  • Proficiency in European languages in addition to English is desirable.

 

Company Overview

Interactive Brokers ("IBKR"), a subsidiary of publicly-traded Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., based in Greenwich, Connecticut (NASDAQ: IBKR) is a low-cost provider of trade execution and clearing services for active traders, institutional investors, financial advisors and introducing brokers. IBKR’s premier technology provides electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, and funds worldwide from a single IBKR Integrated Investment account. IBKR is one of the largest online brokers by trade volume and is consistently ranked at the top of its field.

Our employees are part of a dynamic, multinational, fast-paced, results-oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.

Our headquarters are in Greenwich, CT, USA. IBKR has offices in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, Estonia, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland and United Kingdom.

IBKR is a member of NYSE, FINRA, and SIPC. Interactive Brokers Group brokerage affiliates are regulated by securities and commodities agencies around the world.

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