Senior Solicitor (Team Lead), Data Protection Legal, Dublin

Date: 20 Nov 2023

Location: Dublin, IE, IE

Company: Allied Irish Bank

Role: Senior Solicitor (Team Lead), Data Protection Legal


Location: Hybrid of remote work and in office work at Molesworth Street, Dublin 


This role is being offered on a permanent fulltime basis.


About the Role:

We are inviting applications for a team-lead position in Data Protection Legal within AIB’s Legal, Corporate Governance & Customer Care Function.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead a 3-person team working, reporting directly to the Head of Products and Data Protection Legal. You will be leading a high performing team that works in a cutting-edge area of law to support adherence to data protection values and obligations and AIB’s digitisation agenda.  The role requires in-depth knowledge of data protection and privacy laws, strong judgment and leadership skills and the ability to understand business and technology drivers. 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • A data protection & privacy law specialisation.
  • Knowledge of and interest in privacy developments within the financial services market.
  • An awareness of and interest in AIB’s digitisation agenda.
  • Strong collaboration, influencing and innovation skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to lead and provide support to two experienced senior lawyers; and
  • A strategic mindset.


What you will bring:

  • A solicitor qualified to practise in Ireland with minimum 5 years’ PQE with data protection/privacy law.
  • Able to lead a team, work efficiently and manage competing priorities.
  • Able to operate strategically.


Life at AIB


At AIB, we have a clear purpose - to back our customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. We want to be at the heart of our customers’ financial lives by giving them an exceptional experience. That goes for our employees too.

We are building a culture that breaks the conventions of what our customer and employees expect of a bank.


We are committed to offering our colleagues choice and flexibility in how we work and live.  Our hybrid working model enables our people to balance their time between working from home and their designated office, subject to their role, the needs of our customers and business requirements.  More details on our hybrid working arrangements and expected office attendance for your role will be provided to you during the recruitment process.


AIB is an equal opportunities employer, and we pride ourselves on being the first bank in Ireland to receive the Investors in Diversity Gold Standard accreditation from the Irish Centre for Diversity. We celebrate diversity and believe in a culture of inclusion where all our employees can succeed. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees. Should you have a reasonable accommodation request please email the Talent Acquisition team at


If you feel you have what it takes, click apply and fill in the online application form. If you would like more information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at



By when?  Closing date is 4th December 2023



Unsolicited CV’s sent to AIB by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position. AIB operates a direct sourcing model and where agency assistance is required, the Talent Acquisition team will engage directly with our recruitment partners

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