Privacy Counsel (m/f/d) – Amsterdam, Netherlands

for our location in Amsterdam

FIRST PRIVACY, member of the datenschutz nord group, a leading provider of data protection services and counselling, seeks to strengthen its Team with a Dutch native speaker. While based in Bremen for an initial period, the position will ultimately be based in Amsterdam.


  • Enhance and support our team of data protection specialists;
  • Support the expansion of our international business activities;
  • Research and monitor data protection and privacy develop­ments in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and around the world;
  • Assess and evaluate international data privacy and protection issues for our Dutch, Belgian and Luxembourgish as well as international clients (primarily large corporations and company groups);
  • Assume responsibilities as external data protection officer for our international clients;
  • Responsibly advise on multimedia law as well as on data protection legal issues with a particular focus on the Netherlands;
  • Provide advice and data protection training to our clients;
  • Draft contracts, company policies, works council agreements, legal opinions, etc. for our clients (e.g. concerning video surveillance, e-mail and internet use, etc.);
  • Identify business and legal risks and offer creative solutions and advice based on a reasonable balance of the applicable issues.


  • Jurist/Lawyer, preferably with a Master’s degree from a Dutch or Belgian University. A license to practice law in the Netherlands or Belgium would be an asset.
  • Previous work-experience in either data protection or labor law would be an asset.
  • Active interest in information technology and its legal implications.
  • Dutch native speaker with very good English skills.
  • Very good German language skills would be an asset.
  • Maturity, good communication, interpersonal and influencing skills, good judgment, willingness to always aim at the customer’s best interest.
  • Ability to effectively team up and build rapport with business partners and colleagues.


FIRST PRIVACY offers you the opportunity to become a member of our vibrant, young and fast growing team in an interesting trend-setting legal field with in depth on-the-job-training, diverse and challenging tasks, the opportunity to build your career and personal brand, enjoy an excellent working environment, an attractive salary and a healthy work-life-balance.


FIRST PRIVACY is committed to equal opportunities and non-discrimination. FIRST PRIVACY aims to ensure equality in recruitment and employment.


Please send your complete dossier (including cover letter, CV, qualifications, letters of recommendations) and your salary expectations along with your desired entry date to Joanna Drecoll. Applications by e-mail are welcome.



Joanna Drecoll
Konsul-Smidt-Straße 88
28217 Bremen

Telefon: +49 (0) 421 6966 32 248