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Privacy Counsel


London, UK (HQ)


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As Privacy Counsel, you will work as part of Deliveroo's in-house legal team to provide legal advice supporting the expansion and operation of key business strategies. You will manage privacy legal work streams across the business and support the implementation of all aspects of Deliveroo's global privacy strategy.

You will report to the Head of Privacy, and work onsite from Deliveroo HQ in London (Cannon Street) for 3+ days per week.


What you will do:

  • Lead, manage and assist on privacy law matters. You will:
    • Provide privacy advice on corporate strategic and business growth projects,
    • Work as a trusted strategic advisor of the business teams to advise on new products, services and projects, such as those involving novel technologies, marketing campaigns and app developer requirements,
    • Support the Commercial legal team globally in negotiating and drafting privacy-related contracts and keeping precedents updated,
    • Draft and support with the implementation of Deliveroo's privacy compliance arrangements, such as privacy policies and procedures,
    • Partner with the Employment legal team globally on any matters relating to riders and Deliveroo staff,
    • Advise and manage privacy legal claims, and
    • Advise on regulatory interactions.
  • Be an active team member contributing to the formulation and continuous development of Deliveroo's global privacy strategy.
  • Partner with:
    • the Data Protection Officer team to provide support and advice on any escalated privacy matters, such as those involving data subject rights requests, privacy complaints and data incidents,
    • the Data Management and Privacy Ops teams on the technical implementation of data protection principles within the business.
  • Interpret and apply current laws applicable to Deliveroo's ever expanding business, identify what's coming around the corner and mitigate legal risks.
  • Manage outside legal counsel globally.
  • Monitor the industry landscape, keeping up to date about evolutions, trends, enforcement actions, and best practices in privacy-related laws and regulations. You will inform Deliveroo's global privacy strategy plan, advise the business and collaborate with the Comms & Policy team.
  • Partner with other departments to provide privacy advice and support, such as Consumer Strategy, Marketing, Advertising, Delivery Ops, Tech and Data Science, Information Security, Risk, Control & Compliance, Regulatory Compliance and Internal Audit.


What we're looking for:

  • 2+ years PQE in the privacy/technology department at a leading law firm or in-house function (secondment or other in-house experience a plus).
  • Excellent academics and training.
  • Experience advising on privacy matters and supporting data protection compliance projects. You produce high-quality work product to provide effective and pragmatic legal advice.
  • Strong business judgment, creativity, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in high-impact scenarios and remain calm under pressure.
  • Curiosity, willingness to learn, and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent soft skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with legal team and business partners.
  • Proficiency in other European languages is a plus.


Why Deliveroo?

Our mission is to transform the way you shop and eat, bringing the neighbourhood to your door by connecting consumers, restaurants, shops and riders. We are transforming the way the world eats and shops by making access to food and products more convenient and enjoyable. We give people the opportunity to buy what they want, as they want it, when and where they want it.

We are a technology-driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world. We are still a small team, making a very large impact, looking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, value autonomy and ownership, and we are always looking for new ideas.


Workplace & Benefits

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. Benefits differ by country, but we offer many benefits in areas including healthcare, well-being, parental leave, pensions, and generous annual leave allowances, including time off to support a charitable cause of your choice. Benefits are country-specific, please ask your recruiter for more information.



At Deliveroo, we believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest-growing businesses in a rapidly growing industry.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our hiring process. We recognise that some candidates may require adjustments to apply for a position or fairly participate in the interview process. If you require any adjustments, please don't hesitate to let us know. We will make every effort to provide the necessary adjustments to ensure you have an equitable opportunity to succeed.

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A competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package

Time to recharge

  • 25 days of annual leave (increases with tenure) and public holidays
  • One paid day off each year to volunteer or support a charity of your choice


  • Headspace membership
  • Fitness membership
  • Private medical, medical subsidy or Wellbeing Allowance, dependent upon location



  • We award equity to many of our senior employees, depending on role, giving them ownership in Deliveroo and a share in our success


  • We pay every employee competitively for the role they are performing in their respective location
  • Most employees are eligible for a variable cash bonus that directly rewards individual contributions and is linked with broader company success

Work life

  • Market-leading Parental and Compassionate Leave Policies
  • Work-from-home kit
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Roolearn platform, giving you access to content from leading L&D provider
  • Employee Resource Groups including Women in Tech, Roo-LGBTQ+, Racial Equity and more


  • Free Deliveroo Plus subscription (or equivalent)
  • While this varies by country, you’re likely to have monthly team lunches and, if you are in the office, frequent opportunities to try new foods