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Shell Business Operations
Legal Counsel
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist

Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel


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Shell in Krakow

Shell Business Operations in Kraków is created by an international team of over 5000 professionals representing 63 nationalities. Together with our associates from all over the world we create responsible for business operations’ realization in 11 departments: Finance Operations, HR Operations, Contracting & Procurement, External Relations, Internal Communications, Global Commercial, Trading & Supply, Technical Asset Operations, Legal, Common Infrastructure Management, Retail.

5000+ employees 63 nationalities 20 languages

Shell Global

Shell is an international energy company with expertise in the exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals global energy company.
Around 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries work together to power progress through more and cleaner energy solutions. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. We are working to advance disability & enablement, gender balance, culture/ethnicity and LGBT+ inclusion within Shell and the communities where we work.

Your responsibilities

An opportunity to be part of a growing team in Legal that is a key enabler for transforming the way legal support services are delivered globally through greater use of standardised ways of working, project management tools and leveraging technology to deliver a competitive advantage for Shell.

Where you fit in:

This role will be in General Commercial Team, which provided legal support globally, as a part of the Central Legal Services (CLS) team, which is be based in Shell Business Operations (SBO) Centre in Krakow (Poland).

The role:

The successful candidate will work alongside other lawyers and paralegals based in the team to support a wide variety of general legal matters for various businesses, primarily in US. This role will in focus on legal support on downstream business.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Act as a lead business lawyer on a portfolio of downstream mobility businesses with focus on advertising U.S. Mobility and Lubricants businesses

  • Identify and mitigate broad range of legal risks including regulatory, data privacy and IP/copyright issues.

  • Advise on digital terms and conditions related to a growing portfolio of digitally enabled consumer and business offerings.

  • Advise on direct marketing, social media campaigns, influencer marketing, mobile applications and product warranties for Mobility and Lubricants in the US.

  • Review marketing and advertising related legal materials such as contest and sweepstakes rules, testimonials, consumer loyalty programs, charitable solicitations, sustainability marketing.

  • Review and advise on advertising materials including sustainable marketing.

  • Draft, review and advise on legal contractual risks associated with marketing businesses, such as direct sales, incentives and promotions, and sponsorships.

  • Review and implement Shell required clauses in third party contracts.

  • Assist in creation and updating of training materials for business, short legal guidance notes or FAQs.

  • Lead legal initiatives and improvement funnel projects to enable and drive supply-led legal support.

  • Coach and support others (e.g. more junior lawyers and paralegals) and takes responsibility for doing so.

If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that women and underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive and diverse company and we strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation, and life experiences to apply.

Our requirements

This role requires:

  • Fluent and proficient English speaking and writing skills.

  • Law degree and license to provide legal services in the jurisdiction where physically located (if applicable).

  • Minimum 6-10 years legal experience, preferably in a regional or global role

  • A professional, fast-learning and enthusiastic lawyer with an ability to advise on a wide variety of commercial matters and is keen in developing experience working in a global role that is exposed to multiple businesses.

  • Ability to work as a part of the team and support other team members.

  • Ability to ensure that documents accurately reflect the commercial decisions, at all times consistent with legal obligations and Shell’s requirements.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage issues independently.

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering commercially pragmatic and business value-adding legal advice.


  • remote work opportunities
  • flexible working time
  • corporate products and services at discounted prices
  • christmas gifts
  • private medical care
  • life insurance
  • charity initiatives
  • employee referral programme
  • parking space for employees
  • electric car charger
  • leisure zone
  • fruits
  • integrations events
  • sharing the costs of sports activities
  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes
  • sharing the costs of tickets to the movies, theater

Recruitment stages

1. Find a perfect career opportunity and apply
2. Be invited to the process via call with recruiter
3. Nail your job interview (assessment center)
4. Get an offer and start your adventure with Shell

This job is no longer available

Recruitment process for this position has ended.

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  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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