General Counsel, Diageo

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Salary Guide: £45,000 - £80,000

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General Counsel, Diageo: Clifford Chance LLP

If you’re a people person with the drive to deliver excellent customer service, this may be the role for you. Clifford Chance LLP encourages applications from all backgrounds and communities and is committed to having a workforce that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. Any relevant industry experience or qualifications that you have will be considered. Please visit the website for further information about this role.

Position: General Counsel, Diageo
Location: London
Hours: Full Time
Salary Guide: £45,000 – £80,000
Last Updated: 19 June 2022
Job Category: Legal

General Counsel Role:

A General Counsel, or Chief Legal Officer, is responsible for ensuring that the company complies with laws and regulations while carrying out its business and operations. Duties include advising board members on relevant laws, responding to litigation and overseeing the development of legal policies and procedures in the company,

Other Duties:

  • Presenting legal advice to company Directors, Board Members or Heads of Department
  • Developing long-term strategies with senior management to keep a companys operations within legal spheres
  • Organising licensing or copyright for new products or company branding
  • Developing and training a team of legal experts that can provide sound advice across the companys areas of operations
  • Assisting the company to move into new markets in countries with different laws and regulations
  • Preparing documents, evidence, arguments and identifying legal precedents that can be used to justify the companys decisions or actions
  • Representing the company in legal cases that are taken to court
  • Keeping the company informed and up to date on new laws and regulations that might be applicable to their business

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