Manager, Senior Legal Counsel, Data Disclosure Strategy

Posted on 17th November 2022
Type Full Time
Specialism Data Privacy, Regulatory, Technology
Location Dublin, Ireland
Deadline 17th January 2023

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About the job

As a Manager on the Data Disclosure Strategy team, you will work on legal issues to provide creative and proactive legal guidance on technological innovations. You will be a part of a group of in-house lawyers and work on projects and cases that will challenge you to think differently. You’ll also work collaboratively, partner on initiatives that influence all aspects of the business, and work with teams from all over the company.

In this role, you will assess legal risks and advise on issues. You will oversee a team responsible for Google’s response to requests for the disclosure of user data and managed by Google Ireland, as part of Google’s Data Disclosure Strategy team in the legal department.

This program provides legal subject matter expertise to ensure that user data is disclosed in a manner consistent with Google’s principles/policies and governing legal requirements.

20th century laws don’t always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for working with some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you’re a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you address unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.


  • Manage a team of talented attorneys and provide strategic advice to executive business leaders.

  • Oversee the management of legal processes and requests for user data from government agencies, and work with teams across Google.

  • Establish and enforce policies relating to disclosure requests to help advance our principles.

  • Communicate with government agencies concerning requirements in particular cases.

  • Work on relevant Google privacy initiatives. Support the Public Policy, Legal, and Communications team in managing data disclosure issues.






Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience leading a team and liaising with executive business leadership.

  • Experience as a qualified solicitor or barrister in a private practice, government, or in-house media/technology legal team in Ireland or the United Kingdom.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with public speaking.

  • Experience as a public prosecutor or criminal defense attorney.

  • Experience advising companies on compliance with data privacy laws, regulations, or incidents, or the legal mechanisms governing the compelled disclosure of user data by service providers.

  • Knowledge of international treaty and diplomatic processes, advising companies on cybersecurity legal issues, or conducting internal investigations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.







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