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Job Title:  Legal Counsel

Job Number:  25847

Country: [[Sri Lanka]]

Location: [[Colombo]] 

Function: [[Legal and External Affairs]] 

Level: [[Management]] 

Grade: [[Grade 35]] 

Job Type: [[Head Office]] 

Contractual Legal Entity: [[LK10]] 

An Opportunity for a

Legal Counsel


Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC is a leading FMCG organization in Sri Lanka and a member of the most recognized international tobacco group, British American Tobacco (BAT). British American Tobacco is a market leading, global organization with a long-established history and a bright and dynamic future. Our people, culture and systems enable us to embrace challenges and a passion for excellence continues to drive us to greater heights.



The ideal candidate should possess the following requirements:

  • A qualified lawyer with a degree in law (LL.B) from a recognized university with minimum 3 year experience in dealing with corporate clients on litigation, company secretarial and commercial drafting.
  • Ability to engage with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Clear and compelling written and verbal communication & negotiation skills



  • Ensure regulatory compliance in business activities
  • Manage litigation by and against the company
  • Corporate governance compliance
  • Advise and support business on all legal issues



A competitive remuneration package in line with industry standards, a challenging and a dynamic work environment and exposure to a culture along with the operations of a multinational company awaits the right candidates.


Can YOU rise to our challenge?

If this sounds like you, please apply online via Bat-Careers on or before the 6th June 2020.




British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

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