Competitive with excellent benefits + bonus
London, St Pauls
Vacancy Type:
21 Mar 2022
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.

The increasing regulation of data as well as rising consumer and employee expectations regarding privacy have led to an increased business demand for counsel, guidance and support in this area including DPIAs, DSAR responses, marketing governance and third-party risk management. As a result of the increasing workload, the global privacy team continues to expand, and an opportunity has arisen within Entain’s Data Privacy team for a junior lawyer with solid data protection experience.

We are looking for a qualified in-house lawyer with at least 1-2 years' experience to be based in our UK office
Commercial contract experience is essential as is experience in supporting projects and providing advice and guidance relating to the GDPR and other privacy frameworks such as the US CCPA/CPRA.

In particular, the individual will be able to work as part of the global privacy team to assist with the following key workstreams;

  • Negotiating, drafting and advising on data protection contracts (specifically data processing, data sharing, data transfer and master service agreements with data protection clauses).
  • Conducting due diligence on existing or new vendors (through the completion of data privacy assessments) and reviewing outputs on the OneTrust tool.
  • Partnering with the procurement and information security teams to develop and incorporate privacy controls, including conducting supplier audits and due diligence assessments as part of our supplier risk management framework.
  • Supporting the Privacy Lawyers / DPOs with investigating data breaches and, if necessary, preparing reports to regulators.
  • Assisting the Privacy Lawyers / DPOs with responding to any regulator complaints.
  • Providing legal advice on Data Subject Requests (mainly access and deletion requests), including a final review of Data Subject Access Request (“DSARs”).
  • Drafting and/or regularly updating existing and new Entain policies, such as customer and employee-facing privacy notices and other internal group policies owned by the data privacy team.
  • Supporting the Group Data Retention Manager with the review and implementation of the Group Data Retention policy.
  • Providing  advice and guidance on tactical and strategic data privacy matters to various business stakeholders including marketing, product and compliance, including on M&A due diligence, data
  •  protection complaints, marketing initiatives, and any new or existing business projects that involve the use of personal data such as responsible gambling
  • Supporting the Data Privacy Manager and Privacy Lawyers / DPOs in completing and assessing new projects/initiatives, products and business processes through Data Privacy Impact Assessments and other risk assessments.
  • Providing data protection training to the business across all business locations.
  • Keeping a watching brief on upcoming data laws and regulations and its impact including  risk and opportunities  for the business.
Additional Information


  • Fully qualified lawyer.
  • At least 1-2 years of PQE either in-house or at a law firm.
  • Degree-level qualified (BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree) or equivalent legal qualification.
  • Proven experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment.
  • Commercial contract experience.
  • Relationship builder with a commercial approach and a natural aptitude for dealing with multiple stakeholder communities.
  • Multi-tasker, inquisitive and proactive self-starter used to managing tight deadlines.
  • Capacity to manage a range of responsibilities with limited supervision whilst maintaining effective communication with the Privacy Lawyers’ / DPOs and the rest of the privacy team.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to correspond with customers, suppliers and senior stakeholders across various teams and departments.
  • Process orientated and excellent attention to detail.
  • High degree of discretion and confidentiality in handling often sensitive team and business issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information.


  • Previous experience of working in-house, preferably in a global digital consumer business
  • Sports Betting & Gaming experience.
  • Previous experience in and excellent knowledge of data protection laws, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation and other international data protection legislation, such as the UK Data Protection Act 2018, the Gibraltar Data Protection Act 2004 and US privacy frameworks including CCPA/CPRA.
  • International experience outside of the UK.
  • Prior experience or knowledge with the OneTrust data privacy tool.
  • Relevant professional qualifications e.g. IAPP CIPM or CIPP/E.
  • Interest in IT developments and new technologies. 
About The Company

We’re Entain. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands and over 24,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together. Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.