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At AstraZeneca, we are united by a common purpose: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. Every day, we make a difference by delivering potentially life-changing medicines to millions of people worldwide. Our purpose is results-oriented and so is our approach. Becoming a more agile and creative company means building a dynamic, inspiring culture where we celebrate diverse, bold thinking, are curious, creative, and open to new insights and ways of working.

The Junior Legal Counsel undertakes legally-related assignments, projects and research under the direct supervision of a Senior / Legal Counsel.

Typical Accountabilities

  • Organizes, controls and delivers specific legal projects under guidance from a Senior / Legal Counsel or manager
  • Supports the delivery of legal advice and services to the assigned AZ client area and/or in assigned business area at a junior level, providing administrative function support under guidance.
  • Ensures the production of legal reports or analyses to meet quality standards and provides interpretation of data
  • Constantly searches for improvements in ways of working and proposes solutions to identified gaps
  • Works to increase expertise and capability in 2-3 chosen areas of contractual law
  • Resolves or escalates customer queries and issues to meet customer and business requirements
  • Contacts customers on non-typical, sensitive or complex issues for further information.
  • Prioritizes own workload and that of others as appropriate to achieve personal and work unit targets

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • attorney-at-law or advocate qualification
  • 3+ years of experience in law firm or legal department in the area of contractual law, civil law
  • Very good time management and organisation skills
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Team working skills


  • Legal expertise in 1-3 areas of laws (civil law, cyber security, data privacy)
  • Experience working in the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Good understanding of AZ and how legal function supports AZ



  • Hybrid work: location Warsaw
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Stable employment with great atmosphere in a growing pharmaceutical company
  • Employment contract with attractive benefit package (Multisport card, lunch card, medical and life insurance, pension plan)
  • Attractive salary with annual bonus
  • The opportunity to work and develop within an international company
  • Modern and comfortable office (great social area with PlayStation, billiard and table football)

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