Data Protection Lawyer

  Central Malta  |  €30,000 - €50,000 Annually 

Our client is seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel with a specializing in data protection which is the organization's main area of specialization. The selected candidate will be forming part of the legal team and have the following responsibilities:

  • Investigating local and cross border complaints in relation to data protection complaints
  • Providing legal advice on personal data breaches and other technical matters 
  • Responding to written and telephone queries related to the interpretation of laws and handling requests for assistance by data subjects on how to exercise their rights under the GDPR
  • Providing accurate and timely counsel on data protection issues 
  • Representing the organization by attending and contributing in expert groups both locally and internationally
  • Cooperating with other local, European and international regulators and authorities
  • Collaborating and exchanging information with supervisory authorities of other countries and participating in joint programs, meetings and conferences, both locally and abroad
  • Representing the organization in judicial proceedings before the tribunal, the Courts of Appeal and any civil, criminal or other case as may be required 
  • Delivering lectures and presentations on related laws 
  • Proposing innovations and improvements to the current practices and systems in order to enable the organization to achieve better and more effective results in its operations 
  • Monitoring developments in the data protection field including researching national and European laws whilst analyzing the impact this might have on the organization 


  • Minimum 3 - 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Hold excellent verbal and written skills in English and Maltese
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage sensitive information
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Meticulous with a key eye for detail
  • Possess excellent intrapersonal skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office tools

Education and Experience

  • Hold a Degree in Law or a related qualification from a competent authority

Job Reference: FM820

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    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Work Location
    On Premises
  • Employer industry
    Legal Services
  • Languages

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