Senior Lawyer

Confidential

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Responsibilities 

  • To provide expert legal support and advice to management on commercial transactions during negotiation, international business transactions and general commercial activities
  • Advice Management and Managers and assist in drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements, contracts and all third party relationship documentation
  • Drafting,  reviewing and negotiating banking transaction agreements, proposals and legally binding documents
  • Advice Management and Managers on contractual obligation and rights as well as lawful claims arising from contract and all commercial transactions, which may include claims, compensations, damages, etc
  • Identify, examine, collaborate and consult with appointed Attorney in matters of litigation involving the company and its associates. 
  • Carrying out Company secretarial duties liaising with the Company Secretary
  • Advising on financing of commercial projects and transactions from legal point of view
  • Advising on acquisition and disposal of assets
  • Coordinate meeting with local and international clients, partners (joint venture and contractors), affiliates, etc on commercial transactions
  • Advising management on legal/regulatory and policy developments in the country and global landscape, such that affects the company’s business interests for the purpose of implementation and compliance.  Advising on legal and regulatory issues in projects, contracts and transactions
  • Researching law and drafting opinions
  • Conducting Due Diligence investigations as may be deemed necessary
  • Monitor and implement compliance of the company with all relevant laws affecting its areas of operations
  • Take custody of all operating licenses and monitor its renewal and validity in line with government and clients requirements
  • Ensure the company complies with all statutory requirements as at when required
  • Ensure the company does not default in all fees, levies, royalties, dues, subscriptions and licenses
  • Attend to smaller matters and aspects of larger matters independently

 

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of LL.M
  • 12 - 16 post call experience
  • Extensive practical experience of in-depth litigation and other areas of law
  • Membership of relevant professional association such as the Nigerian Bar Association

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Legal

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

10 - 15 years

Application Deadline

1 month from now

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