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Data Compliance Officer

4 Jan 2024

Our risk & compliance team are looking for A data compliance officer to join them of a full-time basis.


About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a data compliance officer to join our risk and compliance team in Tunbridge Wells. This position will play a crucial role in ensuring the firm’s compliance with data protection laws, safeguarding personal data, and promoting a privacy-focused culture within the organisation. You will be responsible for handling data protection and the prevention of data breaches.

You will work closely with the risk & compliance manager, ICT operations manager and out information security engineer to review our current data protection practices and policies and prioritize action to further the firms current position and to create and deliver the road map activities to support the technology and data strategies. Additionally, you will be responsible for raising awareness across the firm and establishing guidelines for data compliance practices and policies.

Key projects will include a review of digital records management supporting our cloud migration project as well as tools to prevent potential data breaches.

About you

The role would suit someone with similar experience gained in a standalone role. You will also have a good working knowledge of the ISO9001 standards. As our data compliance officer (DPC), you will have knowledge of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 1998 and related regulations. Some knowledge of the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, the Bribery Act 2010 and Criminal finances Act 2017. With an eye for detail, a passion for process and a love of keeping up to date with the latest regulatory changes needed to perform this role. In return, you will be working closely with our risk & compliance manager who is incredibly passionate/knowledgeable about her sector, a team who are open, fun and collaborative and a business who invests in its people.


Why us?

At Cripps, we’re lawyers for business and life. Solving problems and championing ambitions to make a positive and lasting difference. We are B Corp™ certified and have joined a global community of businesses aligning profit and purpose to create a more inclusive and sustainable economy.

We are not only dedicated to our clients but also to our people, ensuring that we support each other with training and development opportunities, clearly defined career progression paths, access to the latest legal tech and a range of benefits that include private health care, a free 24hr counselling services via an Employee Assistance Programme, 25 days of annual leave plus your birthday off (if it falls on a working day), and a charity day to use each year.

Find out more about working at Cripps.

Hybrid working statement

Our strategy is to put people at the centre of everything we do. We have designed a guide to help employees achieve the right balance between working in the office and working from home, while serving the needs of our clients and the firm. It is likely that most of us will spend around 50% of their time in the office and 50% working from home However we appreciate arrangements may vary from role to role. This approach encourages office time focused on training, supervision, collaboration and innovation, and those tasks that require individual focus to be completed while working at home.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position and would like more information, please send your CV to

We are open to considering flexible ways of working from all applicants, please do contact us to discuss how this could work for you. Find out more about working at Cripps.

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