Associate Privacy Counsel



London, UK
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Curious about what it’s like to work at the world’s number 1 discovery platform as a Privacy Counsel? We’re glad you asked!

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Data Protection Lawyer to join our dynamic legal team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data protection law, with a focus on handling data subject rights requests. As a key member of our legal department, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring compliance with data protection regulations and safeguarding our organisation's data handling practices.


  • Data Protection Compliance:
    • Provide advice on data protection laws and regulations, ensuring the organisation's policies and practices align with legal requirements.
    • Assist with general compliance matters relating to the DSA and AI laws.
    • Conduct regular assessments of data processing activities and assist in the development of compliance strategies.
  • Data Subject Rights:
    • Manage and respond to data subject rights requests in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather necessary information and ensure compliance with data subject rights under applicable laws.
  • Legal Advisory:
    • Advise the organisation on the legal implications of data protection issues, including privacy impact assessments, and data transfers.
    • Stay updated on changes in data protection laws and regulations to provide proactive legal counsel.
  • Documentation and Training:
    • Draft and review legal documents, including privacy policies, consent forms, and data processing agreements.
    • Provide training to staff members on data protection best practices and legal requirements.
  • Drafting and Negotiation of Data Protection Clauses in Ad Tech Contracts:
    • Demonstrated experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating data protection clauses in ad tech contracts.
    • Ability to assess and address the unique data protection challenges and requirements associated with advertising technology, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
    • Collaborate with the commercial and business development teams to provide legal guidance on data protection aspects of ad tech agreements.


  • Qualified Solicitor in the UK with a minimum of 2 years PQE.
  • Specialisation in data protection law with a strong understanding of GDPR and other relevant regulations.
  • Proven experience in handling data subject rights requests and managing related processes.
  • Excellent legal research, drafting, and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with internal stakeholders.
  • Experience in ad tech is desirable.


Why Taboola?

  • If you ask our employees what they love about Taboola they will tell you that here, they are able to discover their best professional selves, explore where they can grow, and learn from and together with smart and talented people.
  • We work with some of the biggest names in the business. Our publisher partners include NBCU, ESPN, Bloomberg, IMDb and Business Insider. Our advertiser clients include Wells Fargo, Toyota, Pinterest, Expedia and Salesforce.
  • Taboola NYC offers generous health, medical and dental coverage, 401k matching, a fully-stocked kitchen, and various gym partnerships.

Sounds good, how do I apply?

It’s easy, submit your CV and resume by clicking the “Apply” button below.

Taboola is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity in all forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and believe such an environment is critical for success. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with it.

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