International Data Privacy Lawyer



Job Description

·         Be the first point of contact for data privacy related enquiries for our subsidiaries located throughout China, Hong Kong and Taiwan providing them with appropriate advice and strategic guidance

·         Work independently and confidently trouble-shoot issues expeditiously and maturely with minimal guidance and supervision

·         Adopt carefully curated solutions that are commercial minded and with legal acumen

·         Support new business proposals, client questionnaires and requests for proposal

·         Review, amend and negotiate on data processing agreements and privacy provisions in service agreement or technology agreements

·         Modify, improvise and customize legal documents and data processing addendum templates for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan given the eccentricities unique to the China, Hong Kong and Taiwan jurisdictions

·         Support by giving strategic advice in the event of data breach or security incidents

·         Review new software requests by businesses in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan from a privacy perspective

·         Show interest and creative synergy in understanding the ever-evolving media ad tech industry and its impact on privacy (e.g. phasing out of third party cookies)

·         Ensure that you are up to speed and closely tracking fast-paced developments in privacy laws throughout China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

·         Conducting data privacy trainings on the law by providing commercial minded operational solutions and call-outs for China, Hong Kong and Taiwan subsidiaries

·         Take the initiative to circulate email updates on the law to business heads and agencies should there be a significant impact to the Groupe’s work

·         Work with other Publicis teams on global projects to review and improve existing data protection policies, practices, privacy programs and/or due diligence assessments

·         Conduct privacy impact  assessments and privacy audits under the supervision of Publicis Groupe´s Chief Data Privacy Officer

·         Collaborate with other colleagues in the Global Data Privacy Office on projects/initiatives

·         Collaborate closely with the Greater China commercial legal team to support our agencies from a privacy perspective

·         Manage external counsel if and when hired for special projects or disputes


·         be a Chinese qualified advocate and solicitor

·         have a minimum of 5 years’ PQE, with the majority of this time spent gaining expertise in relation to privacy matters

·         have solid knowledge of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan privacy laws and some working background of the European Union’s GDPR

·         have a privacy certification (such as CIPP/E, CIPP/US from IAPP or similar)

·         have a strong English capability and is able to use English as a working language

·         have initiative, resolve and a can-do attitude and function with minimal supervision, guidance

·         have the maturity to know when to escalate issues to the Groupe´s Chief Data Privacy Officer

·         have the confidence and zest to manage C-suites, management independently

·         be commercially-minded to know when business oriented solutions need to be forged bearing in mind legal risks

·         be an enthusiastic, energetic data protection and privacy subject matter learner who is open to continuing professional development

Additional Information

·         Ideally some background knowledge of the media tech industry or an interest to learn and dive into the media tech industry

·         Experience in policy development and training

·         Background in compliance, legal or quality assurance

·         Dynamic firecracker!

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