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Senior lawyer at international production company (FMCG)
Penny Lane Personnel | Russia, Saint Petersburg

The Company is a leading FMCG company in Russia, with a portfolio that includes three of the ten top-selling brands in the country.

Russia is home to the Company’s largest global manufacturing center, which consists of four modern factories.

Over 5000 employees work in our factories and at 70 business units in 68 regions of the country.


  • To provide ongoing legal support to Company departments, the emphasis on civil, administrative, financial, corporate law;
  • Advise internal clients on their activities (in particular, Financial, Customs, the Administrative departments, the Information technology Department, Quality Department, Department of public relations), demonstrating a balanced and constructive approach, taking into account legal restrictions and risks, and the interests of business;
  • Prepare draft contracts upon request of internal customers and standardize existing templates;
  • To verify the contracts and other documents in the electronic database of contract approval;
  • To prepare the decisions of the corporate governance bodies of the Company, to monitor compliance with the terms and procedures of acceptance of these decisions, to maintain a current database of corporate documentation, to make changes in the constituent documents, fill out the necessary forms and application for registration of changes in constituent documents, etc.;
  • Lead the work of the claim;
  • Represent the Company's interests in the judiciary, the prosecutorial service court bailiffs and other;
  • Interact with representatives of state bodies in the implementation of inspections/monitoring of Company activities, to provide oral and written advice to the Company's representatives during inspections;
  • Prepare reports and reports on legal issues;
  • To generalize the practice of application of law, corporate practice, to develop recommendations for improving current practices and procedures;
  • Interact with notaries, government and non-government agencies in the preparation of documents, submission of applications, review of documents, etc.


  • Qualification and experience:
    • University degree in law;
    • Experience in similar position for at least 4 years (in companies of FMCG sector is a plus);
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the legal system of the Russian Federation, in particular, civil, administrative and corporate law;
    • Ability to work with large amounts of heterogeneous information;
    • Organizational and administrative skills;
    • Experience working with state Supervisory authorities (such as Rospotrebnadzor, Rosprirodnadzor, the Prosecutor's office, FAS);
    • Experience in representing the interests of the employer in court.
  • Skills competence and knowledge of foreign languages:
    • Knowledge of English at Advanced level;
    • Independence;
    • the Ability is compressed to form a reasoned position and to take responsibility for their decisions;
    • attention to detail;
    • Focus on results and professional development;
    • High degree of personal responsibility;
    • Skills on a personal computer at the level of the experienced user (Word, Excel, Power Point, legal database);
    • Ability to work in a team.



  • Stable, high salary, bonuses according to the results of work,
  • Good social package,
  • Work in a modern, comfortable office.

Candidate Selection Criteria

  • Professional Experience (>)
    8 years (required)
  • Education
    • Master (required)

Contact Details

  • Recruiter
    Елена Григораш
  • Location
  • Phone (office)
  • Phone (mob.)
    +7 (926) 215-20-47
  • Email