Associate / Senior Associate - Privacy Contract Drafting

Posted 18 weeks ago

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LegalEase Solutions is a pioneer legal solutions company founded in Ann Arbor, MI with offices in Chennai, Cochin and now in Bangalore. We continue to solve problems, innovate solutions, services and we are actively changing the way conversations are had in the legal industry. We are a brand to reckon with providing legal solutions for our clients be it legal analytics, contract management, legal operations, or compliance.

Job Description

Designation: Associate / Senior Associate - Privacy Contract Drafting

Experience (years): 4+ yrs

No: of vacancies: 2

Location: Hybrid / Work from home

Workdays: Monday to Friday

Immediate Joining is preferred

Privacy Contracts -Drafting & Review

Job Description:

LegalEase client is a Data Privacy Management Solutions provider who helps and enable organizations that collect, or process personal information to comply with regulatory expectations and external standards for privacy accountability.

Our client has internal Data Privacy Framework Programs (EU-U.S., Swiss-U.S, and UK Extension to the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework) and helps customers to prepare for self-certification with the U.S. Department of Commerce. Client as an outside reviewer will provide privacy certifications to its customers.

This position involves creation and management of privacy-related contracts, agreements, and documents to ensure compliance with data protection laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Contract Drafting and Review:
    • Draft, review, and revise privacy-related contracts, including data processing agreements (DPAs), data transfer agreements, and vendor agreements, to align with legal and regulatory requirements.
  2. Privacy Compliance:
    • Ensure that contracts and agreements meet data protection and privacy laws, including GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and other relevant regulations.
    • Stay current with evolving privacy laws and recommend contract updates to maintain compliance.
  3. Customization and Negotiation:
    • Customize contract templates to meet specific business needs while ensuring privacy compliance.
    • Collaborate with internal and external parties to negotiate contract terms, balancing legal requirements and business objectives.
  4. Risk Assessment:
    • Conduct risk assessments and impact analyses related to data processing and data transfers, advising on necessary contractual safeguards.
  5. Privacy Policies and Procedures:
    • Collaborate with legal and compliance teams to ensure that contract terms align with the organization's privacy policies and procedures.

LegalEase is an ISO 27001 certified company.

LegalEase Information Security Role, Responsibilities & Authority of an employee

Roles:

  • To ensure that all the information they handle is secure.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible to follow all the information security policies, procedures, rules and regulations as stipulated in the manuals.
  • Responsible to take immediate action to prevent any undesirable situations and report to the officers.
  • Responsible to take part in their assigned role in the event of an emergency situation.

Authority

  • To report any security incident or weaknesses, which comes to their knowledge.

Contract Staff

  • Responsible to follow the rules and regulations and move within the area specified.
  • Responsible to obey the instructions for all the officers and staff regarding the work and in emergency situations.

Responsible to report any undesirable incidents.

Why join LegalEase?

  • A work culture that celebrates and encourages diversity;
  • A workspace imbued with empathy and purpose;
  • We believe in continuous learning. You will walk away acquiring more skills than you had; when you joined us (this is a guarantee on us);
  • We value transparency, flexibility and over responsiveness;
  • We are constantly striving to improve our employees work-life blend;
  • We believe in FUN at work. We take this very seriously and have FUN as one of our core values;

Skills

Candidate Profile

Required Qualifications:

  • Law degree from an accredited law school. Privacy certification is a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of data protection laws and regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, and relevant privacy frameworks.
  • Proven experience in contract drafting, negotiation, and review, with a focus on privacy contracts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to accuracy.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with contract management software and tools is a plus.
  • Customer facing skills.

Personal Skills:

Personal qualities like great communication, creative thinking, and excellent written skills count for more than formal qualifications in this job.

It also helps if you have:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Poise and patience under pressure
  • An eye for detail
  • Ability to analyze business opportunities and read situations well
  • A positive attitude and energy like a dynamite!
  • Plenty of initiative and multi-tasking ability
  • An accommodative mindset. With a global team, we would love someone who is flexible and open to learning

Job Summary

Remote working Location
Full Time Job type
3 - 10 years Experience
2 Openings

Contact

715A, 7th Floor, Spencer Plaza, Mount Road, Anna Salai, Chennai 600002 Operating Office: 63/525 A1, Plackattu Colony, Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road,  Ernakulam Village, Kannayannur Taluk.
Kochi, Kerala

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