Louise Furlonge

Louise Furlonge

United Kingdom, London, UK
Director at Diageo
Profession: Lawyer, In-House Counsel
Industry: Competition, Food & Beverages


Currently Diageo’s Strategic Legal Transformation Director and Senior Counsel Louise joined Diageo in 2010, having previously worked at Linklaters LLP. Louise was Diageo's Global Antitrust Counsel for 9 years before taking on the roe of European General Counsel in 2020. Louise has advised globally on merger and acquisition strategy, antitrust investigations and Diageo’s commercial arrangements with distributors, customers and suppliers.



Director at Diageo

April 2022 - Present • London, UK

I am responsible for defining and leading the transformation and delivery of the end-to-end Legal Function’s priority strategic initiatives and operating effectiveness

Senior Legal Director GB and Europe at Diageo

2 years 2 mth • March 2020 - May 2022 • London, UK

Legal leadership of the Europe Market legal teams and oversight of the end to end delivery of all Market legal teams.

Head of Legal Compliance and Antitrust at Diageo

2 years • October 2017 - October 2019 • London, UK

Subject Matter expert for areas of Legal Compliance (ABC, AML, sanctions, tax evasion etc) and Head of Antitrust

Antitrust Counsel at Diageo

7 years 2 mth • July 2010 - September 2017 • London, UK

Antitrust Counsel advising globally


Oxford University

I studied Jurisprudence at undergraduate and also went on to complete the LPC at Oxford.

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