FIRST PRIVACY, member of the datenschutz nord group, a leading provider for data protection services and counselling, seeks to strengthen its team in Bremen. We are looking for an organized individual with attention to detail, great analytical skills and capable of multi-tasking and problem solving.

Legal Counsel (Lawyer)

This Position:

  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Enhance and support our team of data privacy specialists in all matters of international data privacy law;
  • Support the expansion of our international business activities;
  • Research and monitor data protection and privacy developments around the world;
  • Assess and evaluate international data privacy and protection issues for our international clients (primarily large corporations and company groups);
  • Assume responsibilities as external data protection officer for our international clients;
  • Responsibly advise on multi-media law as well as on data and privacy protection legal issues;
  • Provide advice and data privacy training to our customers;
  • Draft contracts, company policies, works council agreements for our customers e.g. concerning video surveillance, e-mail and internet use;
  • Identify business and legal risks and offer creative solutions and advice based on a reasonable balance of the applicable issues.

Your Profile:

  • English native speaker or excellent language skills, ideally acquired abroad;
  • Fully trained lawyer, preferably with a license to practice law in a European Member State and impressive academic results;
  • Previous work-experience or “passion” in either data protection / data privacy law, IT law and for information technology and its legal implications,
  • Active interest for information technology and its legal implications;
  • Maturity, communications and interpersonal skills, influencing skills, good judgment, always aiming at the customer’s best interest;
  • Ability to effectively team up and build rapport with business partners and colleagues.

We Offer: FIRST Privacy offers you the opportunity to become a member of our young, vibrant and fast growing team in an interesting trend setting legal field. Experience in-depth on-the-job-training, diverse and challenging tasks, the opportunity to build your career and personal brand, enjoy the excellent working climate, an attractive salary and a healthy work-life-balance.

Equal Opportunities: FIRST Privacy is committed to equal opportunities and non-discrimination. FIRST Privacy aims to ensure equality in recruitment and employment.

Interested? Please send your complete dossier (including cover letter, CV, qualifications, letters of recommendations), your salary expectations along with your desired entry date to Peter Suhren. Applications by e-mail are welcome (