Legal

London, United Kingdom

Description

PRIVACY COUNSEL

 

Reporting to the General Counsel, the main responsibility of the role will be to provide commercially focused privacy advice to Miniclip and its group companies while supporting the Data Protection Officer in cross-functional privacy compliance operations. 

The work of the legal team is diverse; the team advises all business units on contractual and regulatory issues.  Our work covers corporate, commercial, compliance, intellectual property, and data protection issues, amongst others.  Additionally, the team supports the work of the HR, advertising, and finance teams.

Your duties would touch on a number of areas and would include drafting and negotiating a range of contracts with third parties, including game license, mobile publishing and advertising agreements.

 

The Ideal Candidate

 

  • Qualified as a solicitor in a top tier private practice law firm, with a minimum of 2 years’ PQE; in-house experience will also be considered.
  • Knowledge and understanding of data protection laws, including GDPR.
  • Superlative drafting skills.
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to juggle conflicting demands and effectively prioritise and be able to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Discreet and able to deal with confidential and/or sensitive issues and information.
  • An interest in the mobile and gaming industry and keen to learn more about it.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Reviewing and negotiating privacy and data protection terms with third parties, including GDPR addendums.
  • Advising on data processing agreements, international data transfers, and maintaining templates.
  • Conducting, advising on, and reviewing DPIAs.
  • Actioning and project managing data subject requests (DSRs); including working closely with our customer support and technical teams on responding to and actioning data subject rights (including the rights to erasure and access).
  • Providing support during incidents and suspected data breaches.
  • Assisting with our training and awareness programs and conducting internal audits.
  • Continuing to review, test and finesse our policies and procedures for data protection-related issues.
  • Keeping up to date with GDPR guidance and relevant legal decisions that may impact our processing of personal data; and
  • You will also be expected to keep abreast of data protection developments in other key regions where Miniclip operates and make necessary recommendations regarding compliance.

 

Additional Information

 

You will be working in our fashionable, open plan office near Chancery Lane with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, and our new office comes with a pool table, 100” screen with games consoles, fridge with complimentary drinks for all staff, fresh fruit delivered weekly, regular team building and social events, and even free optional yoga once a week!

We also have a fantastic benefits package, with Vitality medical and BUPA dental cover, cash plan, with cover for life insurance, critical illness, and income protection, a generous holiday entitlement and a pension plan with company matching contributions (up to set levels).

 

The Company

 

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and Agar.io™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.

In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), and most recently Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals) to the Miniclip Group.

 

 

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