Legal Counsel

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We are a leading multi-category consumer goods business.
Our purpose is to build A Better Tomorrow by reducing the health impact of our business through offering a greater choice of enjoyable and less risky products for our consumers.
We are talented people, inspiring leaders and diverse teams make BAT a winning business – and a great place to work.

We are looking for: Legal Counsel

Location: Karolinská 654/2, 186 00  Praha-Karlín, Czech Republic

If you are a bright, resilient and ambitious lawyer with demonstrable experience in the FMCG, Pharma or Retail sectors, trained at a reputable law firm and looking for your next challenge, this could be a perfect role for you! This is an exciting opportunity to join a very dynamic industry in a very hands-on capacity.

Job Purpose:

  • Providing legal support to BAT business functions in all legal matters related to trading products together with the issues arising regarding trading activities.
  • Providing timely, accurate and commercially focused legal advice in order to enable the business and management.
  • Dealing with the legal issues that arise in seeking to achieve goals of multicategory business of the future.
  • Ensuring the legal risks to which the business exposes itself are understood by it/them and that where possible suitable strategies for managing those risks are developed and deployed.
  • Coordinating with and managing external counsels as required for advice in several jurisdictions.
  • Taking primary responsibility for specific projects and/or client groups on matters of moderate to significant complexity.
  • Developing a thorough understanding of and familiarity with business, its people, products, markets, facilities, customers and competitors and using this knowledge in providing guidance and counsel to business partners.
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Desired Skills And Experiences:

  • Proficient in English
  • At least 5 years of related experience in a top tier law firm and/or as in-house counsel, preferably in FMCG / Pharma / Retail
  • Demonstratable track record of successful decision-making ability and experience
  • Accountable and initiative and results-oriented personality
  • Problem solver – able to find practical solutions and provide practical guidance
  • Having desire to deeply understand products and business connecting regulatory issues with intercompany dependencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to gain the trust
  • Able to manage multiple high-priority projects simultaneously

What we offer:

  • Personal growth and development, training programmes
  • Collaboration and team spirit
  • You will be involved in the transformation of tobacco industry
  • Flexible working hours and home office
  • 5 weeks of holiday, 3 sick days, cafeteria system of benefits


British American Tobacco (Czech Republic), s.r.o.
Flura Vackeová