Privacy Lead, 10+PQE (Fintech)

Posted 19 March 2024
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

Join a leading international payments company as the team expands with a Data Privacy Counsel covering the EMEA remit. This pivotal role blends legal acumen with strategic influence, driving robust data governance and privacy standards across international operations.


Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV to We'll be in touch shortly!


Key Responsibilities:


  • Legal Compliance: Advise on privacy compliance, draft privacy notices and policies, manage data requests, conduct internal training, and ensure adherence to privacy laws and regulations.
  • Product Architecture: Offer guidance on new product launches, assess privacy risks, and ensure privacy considerations are integrated into product development and roll-out strategies.
  • Risk Management: Conduct privacy impact assessments, support in incident management, and contribute to audit and due diligence activities to uphold our privacy standards.


Key Requirements:


  • Legal qualification in EMEA jurisdictions, with a preference for UK Bar.
  • 6+ PQE minimally, both practice and in-house accepted.
  • A practical mindset for delivering concise and innovative solutions swiftly, especially under pressure.
  • Demonstrated commercial insight and the ability to grasp the core drivers of business value.
  • A collaborative nature, adept at engaging effectively with teams and stakeholders.
  • Capability to operate independently, navigating fast-paced settings with ease.
  • While not essential, a background in financial services and familiarity with data privacy laws is beneficial.