Privacy International: Legal Officer – deadline 13 May

Privacy International is a “watchdog” organisation focused on privacy intrusions by governments and businesses. Privacy International is seeking a Legal Officer to be based at their headquarters in London.

The role of the Legal Officer is to devise, implement and manage legal advocacy and litigation designed to achieve PI's policy and advocacy objectives. As a member of the Legal Team, the Legal Officer will help execute PI's strategy across its three programmatic areas of Data Exploitation, Privacy in the Global South and State Surveillance.  This will include bringing cases against governments and companies, intervening in actions in domestic and regional courts, and advocating before regulatory bodies. The Legal Officer will be expected to understand and work within a variety of local, national and international jurisdictions, including those governed by civil law or common law.

Candidates must have a law degree in any jurisdiction, be admitted to practice in any jurisdiction, have experience working in a civil law jurisdiction and experience in NGOs/human rights organisations or law firms.

To apply, please send a CV (not more than two pages) and a covering letter not more than two pages to with the title of the post as the subject by 13 May, 6 pm BST.

Candidates will be contacted by Tuesday 16 May, and interviews will take place in London on 18 and 19 May – video conference interviews can be arranged.

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