Legal counsel – data privacy

Koldingvej 2, 7190 Billund, Denmark
Thursday, September 19, 2019  

Legal counsel – data privacy, KIRKBI A/S


Are you interested in protecting data privacy and do you see yourself working in a team that manage multiple stakeholders in very diverse businesses? We offer a position within a family-owned, value driven company where quality, integrity and continuous skill development is highly prioritized.

KIRKBI A/S is currently looking for a Legal counsel for our strong legal team; a team which has a broad interface across the organization. As a Legal counsel you will support the team responsible for GDPR/Privacy in KIRKBI and be a valued resource on our continued journey to mature our privacy accomplishment. Moreover, your responsibilities include:

  • Policies and guidelines
  • Data processing agreements and IT contracts
  • Advise on application of data privacy laws, changes and implementation of policies
  • Advise a broad portfolio of mainly Danish based businesses on data privacy related issues
  • Support GDPR awareness in the organization, conduct and participate in training
  • Support the implementation of a GDPR/Privacy management tool
  • Support the organization on incidents and data breaches, reporting and audits

In this role you will be offered the opportunity to work with most aspects of data privacy and at the same time be close to the decision makers. It is crucial that you are able to communicate complex legislation to all levels of our organizations and that you are able to cooperate across different business areas. You need a fundamental data privacy, business- and process understanding but will also have the opportunity to grow and develop within the role. As a person you are accommodating and curious and you can see yourself as part of a specialist team that values both high quality and team spirit.

You are either cand.merc.jur. or cand.jur. and preferably you have 3+ years of experience from a similar position. You are fluent in English – both written and spoken language – and your IT competencies are excellent. Project coordinator experience is an advantage, but not a requirement.

Application and contact information

If you have any questions regarding the position you are very welcome to contact Legal counsel Eva Bjerg Adeler,

Please attach your CV and application when you apply via our recruiting system. The application deadline is: 04-10-19. We look forward to hear from you.


KIRKBI is the Kirk Kristiansen family’s private holding and investment company founded to promote a sustainable future for the family ownership of the LEGO brand through generations.

Our work is focused on three fundamental tasks all contributing to enabling the Kirk Kristiansen family to succeed with the mission to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow: We work to protect, develop and leverage the LEGO brand across all the family entities. We are committed to a long-term and responsible investment strategy to ensure a sound financial foundation for the family’s activities. And, we are dedicated to support the family members as they prepare for future generations to continue the active and engaged ownership as well as supporting their private activities, companies and philanthropic work.

KIRKBI’s strategic activities include 75% ownership of the LEGO Group, 29.6% ownership of Merlin Entertainments plc and investments in renewable energy. The company’s investment activities also include significant long-term investments in companies such as ISS, Nilfisk, Landis+Gyr and Falck as well as real estate investments in Denmark, Switzerland, Germany and the UK.