Current Opportunities Litigation/Data Protection - Solicitor/Associate
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Litigation/Data Protection - Solicitor/Associate

Due to continued, consistent growth - the Regulatory & Data Protection/GDPR team are seeking to appoint a solicitor with a genuine subject matter interest in information and regulatory law and ideally with some
experience in data protection law & FOI.

With a contemporary approach to how a professional services firm can operate, ByrneWallace LLP offers a collegiate environment and supportive infrastructure within which to develop your career. The firm acts as business advisors to an interesting mix of public and private sector, domestic and international entities, professional firms, financial institutions, start-ups and SMEs in a wide range of sectors including telecoms, technology, construction, energy, transport, life sciences, healthcare, hospitality, financial services and FMCG.

The successful Solicitor/ Associate to work across a number of areas with potential exposure to the following:

  • Contentious and non-contentious regulatory advices & analysis across a broad range of regulatory disciplines including food law, health and safety law, consumer law, State aid law and information law
  • Investigations, Administrative law & fair procedures
  • Legislative interpretation and advices
  • Advising on data breaches and Inquiries by the Data Protection Commission
  • Advising on Cyber-Attacks
  • Privacy, data protection, GDPR general advisory
  • Advising on Freedom of Information and Access to Information on the Environment requests
  • Gap analysis/risk assessment/data protection impact assessments
  • Monitoring and responding to developments in data protection and information security
  • Providing support to other business units as required
  • Providing ongoing training and support to clients

The successful candidate will have:

  • 5+ years’ experience with a background in regulatory advisory with some data protection experience & an interest in data protection law
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Excellent technical/drafting skills, an ability to communicate with clients in “plain English” and to tailor advices to fit specific client requirements.
  • Strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational, financial and time management skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A high level of motivation and the ability to work on one’s own initiative and a willingness to engage in the ongoing learning and development of the team.
If you are interested in being considered for the above position, please submit your CV in confidence to by email at For further information on ByrneWallace LLP, please see our website

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