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We are looking for a driven, talented Privacy Counsel to join our small but mighty Legal team in the UK. At ComplyAdvantage we are building cutting edge solutions that help reveal the truth for a safer world and stop money ending up in the hands of terrorists. ComplyAdvantage has experienced significant growth in the last year, and we are looking for someone who is interested in AI and technology, and excited about the opportunity of joining our agile Legal department.

The right applicant will understand the need to balance excellent legal analysis with a proactive, pragmatic and business-friendly approach. They will also be comfortable with change and relish the challenges of being part of a fast paced, highly data-driven digital organization. Our objective is always to fulfill our legal obligations, and we recognize that we can distinguish ourselves by achieving that goal in the smartest and most sensible way. We are looking for someone who can understand and interact with the highest levels of the organization while having a command of the technical details and legal requirements every day.

About us

Since launching in 2014, we have been on a mission to fight financial crime on a global scale. In that time, we have raised over $100m in funding, opened offices in New York, Singapore and Romania, and have grown to over 300 employees, and we're not stopping there!

We aim to grow to over 400 employees in the next 12 months, as we continue to fight the good fight against financial crime and help make compliance less painful for our client base of over 450 customers across 45 different countries. We're leveraging game-changing tech to help us on our mission, building our platform around AI, Machine Learning and Big Data, meaning that our platform is unrivaled in its capabilities.

  • No fight against crime is complete without the right values, and we take ours very seriously!
  • Focus on the Team - We're Collaborative, Human, and Humble
  • Kaizen - We're Curious, Proactive and Agile
  • Deliver Results - We're Tenacious, Accountable and Focused
  • We can only defeat financial crime if we have the right people with the right values in place to do so, and we're committed to investing in passionate people who are experts in their field. Our culture and working environment is second to none - Don't believe us? See what our employees have to say on Glassdoor

The Role

We are looking for a Privacy Counsel (approximately 6 months - 2 years PQE) to join our Legal team. You will report into the Global Head of Legal.

This is a new role for ComplyAdvantage and you have a real opportunity to make it your own! Day to day we will want you to:

  • Be the first port of call for privacy matters within the Legal team, dealing with cutting edge issues on a worldwide basis.
  • Provide actionable advice in relation to privacy risks and obligations to a range of clients across the business, including Human Resources, Information and Security, Marketing, Product & Engineering, to drive high profile projects to completion.
  • Help build the legal knowledge database, FAQs and training materials.
  • Be an excellent communicator who understands how to manage both team and client expectations.
  • Be confident in working with a large degree of autonomy.

The Requirements

We're looking for a smart and motivated individual who takes pride in their work and contributes to an informal working environment. You will:

  • Have at least 6 months of post qualification experience in private practice, and at least 1 years work experience with global privacy laws, including experience in driving data protection projects across multiple jurisdictions to completion.
  • Have a strong ability to make pragmatic, commercial decisions.
  • Have a willingness to roll up your sleeves and dig in on the details of projects and work well as part of a team - both with other lawyers and with non-legal partners.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to identify and do work without being instructed.
  • High proficiency in English is critical.


  • The benefits of working at ComplyAdvantage include the below;
  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited annual leave
  • Flexible working hours, and remote working opportunity
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Health Care Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Travel season loan ticket
  • Cycle to work scheme with Evans Cycles
  • Training and development budget

At ComplyAdvantage diversity fuels our rocket ship and our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience drives us forward every day. We encourage everyone to apply and aspire to consider every application fairly.

Company name: ComplyAdvantage
Remote job title: Privacy Counsel
Job tags: saas / subscription, regulation
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