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Job Post: Counsel – Data Protection & Privacy Law at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional, and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides legal advisory services to the Firm globally.

The Data Protection & Privacy Legal Practice Group, which reports to the Corporate & Regulatory Law General Counsel, provides legal advisory services across all of the Firm’s lines of business and corporate functions with respect to data protection laws globally including privacy, safeguarding, bank secrecy, blocking, professional confidentiality, data localization, cross-border data transfer, biometrics, and breach notification laws.

We are seeking a motivated, solution-oriented Counsel with the ability to work independently and as part of a global team and who understands that data is mission-critical to the Firm’s ability to effectively function and compete in a data-driven economy.

This role will primarily:

· Perform legal research to help ensure understanding of the complex framework of current and evolving legal requirements around the world

· Prepare legal guidance

· Prepare tranining and awareness materials

· Assist in the drafting and development of internal data protection policies, procedures, guidance, and best practices

· Assist in negotiating and documenting the Firm’s relationships with its customers and vendors

· Identify and help the Firm stay abreast of developments and trends in data protection

Location and Reporting Lines

The position is in Mumbai, at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate Centre (“MCC”), reporting to the Data Protection & Privacy Legal Practice Group in the United States with local supervision at the MCC.


3-7 years of relevant data protection and privacy law exprience with a law firm or corporate law department. In-house experience in financial services or data-driven technology sectors desirable. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.

Essential skills

Background in advising on current and prospective data protection regulatory developments
Ability to understand and partner with the business to create solutions.
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Pragmatic with excellent business sense.
Understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk.
Ability to interact effectively with clients and opther third parties.
Strong negotiation and drafting skills.
Ability to work independently and play a role in larger complex projects in a fast-paced and complex business environment.
All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.



Primary Location

Mumbai, India





Job Type



Day Job


Phil Collins

Hiring Manager

James Spatzek

Salary Grade / Level 601

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