Diageo Legal Counsel Central Europe in Warsaw, Poland




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Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of international brands across spirits and beer. Our global priority brand portfolio consists of Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Baileys, J&B, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and many more. Diageo trades in approximately 180 markets and employs over 33,000 talented people around the world. With offices in 80 countries, we also have manufacturing facilities across the globe including Great Britain, Ireland, United States, Canada, Spain, Italy, Africa, Latin America, Australia, India and the Caribbean.

Diageo Polska, based in Warsaw, is a subsidiary of Diageo Plc and part of our Central Europe cluster which consists of Poland, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

For our office in Warsaw we are searching for a Legal Counsel Central Europe

Legal and regulatory constraints that apply to the distribution, sale and marketing of alcohol beverages in Central Europe in particular in Poland make provision of legal support challenging.

Your role

As Legal Counsel you will support our Regional Counsel and the company’s activity and risk management by:

  • providing day-to-day legal advice,

  • legal advisory and support for all Diageo Central Europe functions,

  • drafting and approving contracts,

  • drafting other documents, including powers of attorney, regulations, resolutions and declarations,

  • ensuring compliance of marketing activities with local legislation and internal Diageo policies,

  • ensuring compliance of commercial activities with competition law, anti-bribery laws, data privacy and others,

  • representation of Diageo in courts and authorities,

  • ensuring proper registration and circulation of contracts and other documents,

  • archiving contracts and other documents according to Diageo’s policies,

  • support of compliance agenda, including creation of policies for Diageo Central Europe,

  • providing trainings to Diageo employees,

  • cooperation with Diageo Legal Team,

  • contacts with external law firms,

  • administrative support like processing invoices etc.

  • legal research

Your profile

  • University degree, Faculty of Law

  • Specialisation in civil law, commercial, data privacy and labour law

  • Legal experience at least 3 years

  • Very good Polish and English and ideally also fluent in German language

  • Legal advisor/attorney at law will be an asset

  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Excel, Lex

What we offer

Diageo Polska offers you a modern, well-centred office with an international team in a fast-moving, collaborative and fun working environment.

If you are ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people - always learning, always improving, apply today!

Please attach your CV in English.

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Legal Counsel Central Europe



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